Reaction between Proteins and Metaphosphoric Acid


IN connexion with a publication by R. K. Schofield1, we have prepared and analysed precipitates obtained from pure proteins with metaphosphoric acid.


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HERRMANN, H., PERLMANN, G. Reaction between Proteins and Metaphosphoric Acid. Nature 140, 807 (1937).

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