Splitting of Protein Molecules by Ultra-violet Light and α-Rays

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IN a previous communication1, we have reported on a well-defined splitting of the molecule of Helix hæmocyanin by ultra-violet light. The idea that we have to deal with a primary photochemical process was put forward.

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    Svedberg, T., and Brohult, S., NATURE, 142, 830 (1938).

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    Sanigar, E. B., Krejci, L. E., and Kraemer, E. O., Biochem. J. 33, 1 (1939).

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    Cf. Stubbe, H., "Genmutation", 327 (Berlin, 1938).

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THE SVEDBERG, BROHULT, S. Splitting of Protein Molecules by Ultra-violet Light and α-Rays. Nature 143, 938–939 (1939) doi:10.1038/143938a0

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