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The Amino Acid Sequence of a Structural Unit Isolated from the High Molecular Weight Globin Chains of Artemia Sp.

  • L. Moens
  • M. L. Van Hauwaert
  • D. Geelen
  • G. Verpooten
  • J. Van Beeumen

Abstract

The primary structure of invertebrate globins (myoglobins and haemoglobins) is only available for a limited number of species.All the sequenced polypeptides belong to the low Mr globin chain types having a Mr of about 16 000 and binding one haem group. Their sequence alignment shows a definite relationship with their vertebrate counterparts (1 , 2).

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Structural Unit Oxygen Carrier Haem Group Definite Relationship Globin Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Moens
    • 1
  • M. L. Van Hauwaert
    • 1
  • D. Geelen
    • 1
  • G. Verpooten
    • 1
  • J. Van Beeumen
    • 2
  1. 1.Departement BiochemieUniversiteit Antwerpen (UIA)WilrijkBelgium
  2. 2.Laboratorium voor MikrobiologieRijksuniversiteit Gent (RUG)GentBelgium

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