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Cell Biophysics

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 197–203 | Cite as

Conversion of albumin into a transmitter of the ultra long-range interaction of human erythrocytes

  • Stanley Rowlands
  • Lionel S. Sewchand
  • Leona Skibo
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Abstract

Previous experiments in our laboratory and elsewhere have shown that extended macromolecules of high molecular weight are needed in the suspending medium to transmit the quantum-mechanical coherent interaction of human erythrocytes. Albumin, a globular protein, does not transmit the interaction at physiological concentrations. Albumin can be converted into a transmitter by preheating a solution of albumin to 62°C for 20 min. Such treatment unravels the tertiary structure of albumin and allows it to polymerize.

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Erythrocytes, quantum mechanics of albumin in macromolecules, ultra long-range force, transmission through quantum mechanics, of heated albumin albumin, quantum transmission in human erythrocytes, quantum mechanics of albumin in 

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© The Humana Press Inc 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley Rowlands
    • 1
  • Lionel S. Sewchand
    • 1
  • Leona Skibo
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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