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Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.)

  • N. P. Wilkins
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Summary

The lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes in various tissues of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) were studied by electrophoresis in starch gel. Tissue specific isoenzyme patterns were observed, and those of the heart, red and white skeletal muscles are discussed in detail.

The occurrence of four distinct sub-units is postulated to explain the major LDH isoenzymes observed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Wilkins
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  1. 1.Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for ScotlandMarine LaboratoryAberdeenGreat Britain

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