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Points from Foregoing Letters

Nature volume 143, page 564 (01 April 1939) | Download Citation



PREPARATIONS of the succinic dehydrogenase are described by Sir F. Gowland Hopkins, C. Lutwak-Mann and E. J. Morgan which, while very active in reducing methylene blue, fail completely to induce an oxygen uptake in a system containing succinates, cytochrome c and cytochrome oxidase. It is clear, therefore, that some factor is necessary for transferring the hydrogen atoms activated by the enzymes to the cytochrome system.

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