Use of Labeled Nonmetabolized Amino Acids in Biochemical Research

  • Thomas R. Riggs
  • Halvor N. Christensen


The biochemical investigator usually is pleased to find that a large quantity of C14 or other tracer atom has been transferred from his starting compound to another substance. This article will consider a group of compounds for which metabolic modification to other substances can scarcely be detected, and the experimental applications which this property may permit.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas R. Riggs
    • 1
  • Halvor N. Christensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological ChemistryThe University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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