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Stimulation of Amino Acids Incorporation into Human Lens Proteins

  • Jean Klethi
  • Jean Nordmann
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 18)

Abstract

The amino acid incorporation into the soluble proteins of normal old human lenses was studied. In the presence of cyclic AMP and a phosphodiesterase inhibitor this incorporation could be stimulated.

Keywords

Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Human Lens Label Amino Acid Lens Protein Protein Synthesis Stimulator 
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© Dr W. Junk b.v. Publishers 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Klethi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jean Nordmann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.StrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.Medical SchoolLouis Pasteur UniversityStrasbourgFrance

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