Structure and Function of Parvalbumin
Parvalbumins were first isolated from muscles of lower vertebrates and their primary structures and biochemical properties have been investigated intensively (for review see 1). Later, parvalbumins were also detected in skeletal muscles of higher vertebrates, and the rabbit and rat parvalbumin have been sequenced (for reviews see 2–4). Fish fast muscles contain up to five different iso-parvalbumins, whereas in mammalian muscles only one parvalbumin has been detected so far.
KeywordsPurkinje Cell Leydig Cell Seminiferous Tubule Zebra Finch Acoustic Neuroma
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