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Glycerophosphoric Dehydrogenase

Nature volume 140, pages 725726 (23 October 1937) | Download Citation

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THE question whether the dehydrogenation of α-glycerophosphoric acid by animal tissues depends upon the catalytic action of coenzyme I (diphosphopyridine-nucleotide) has recently been the subject of controversy1–4. The extraction of a very powerful α-glycerophosphoric dehydrogenase preparation from horse brain by a modification of Green's method1 has offered an opportunity of contributing a few observations.

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  1. Cancer Research Laboratory, North of England Council of the British Empire Cancer Campaign, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Sept. 21.

    • H. WEIL-MALHERBE

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