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TFG- A New Transferrin Allele in Cattle

(Research Note)
  • D. R. Osterhoff
  • J. A. H. Van Heerden
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Abstract

Polymorphism in bovine serum beta-globulin was described for the first time in 1958 by Smithies and Hickman, and by Ashton. These beta-globulins were proved to be the specific iron-binding proteins of serum (Giblett et al. 1959) and were called transferrins.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Osterhoff
    • 1
  • J. A. H. Van Heerden
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria and Blood Group LaboratoryAnimal Husbandry and Dairy Research Institute, c/o Veterinary Research InstituteOnderstepoortSouth Africa

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