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The Coordination of Calcium Ions by Carp Muscle Calcium Binding Proteins A, B and C

  • Carole J. Coffee
  • Ralph A. Bradshaw
  • Robert H. Kretsinger
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 48)

Abstract

The white muscle of fish and amphibia contain a group of closely related, low molecular weight parvalbumins which bind two calcium ions per protein molecule. Because of this distinguishing property, they have been designated muscle calcium binding proteins (MCBP) (1,6,13,14,16). As can be seen in Table I, which summarizes their properties, they are quite acidic and contain relatively high proportions of alanine and phenylalanine. In addition, they possess acetylated amino termini and are highly antigenic.

Keywords

Tryptic Peptide Helical Segment Carp Muscle Calcium Binding Loop Acidic Isoelectric Point 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carole J. Coffee
    • 1
  • Ralph A. Bradshaw
    • 2
  • Robert H. Kretsinger
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of BiochemistryUniv. of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Biological ChemistryWashington Univ. School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of BiologyUniv. of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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