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Actomyosin Content of the Uterus

Naturevolume 162pages218219 (1948) | Download Citation



THE methods developed by the Szent-Györgyi school1 offer a possibility of characterizing and explaining the well-known differences which exist between the pregnant and the non-pregnant uterus. I have applied these methods to the study of human and animal uteri under normal conditions, in different stages of pregnancy and in certain pathological cases.

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  1. 1

    Szent-Györgyi, A., "Chemistry of Muscular Contraction" (Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1947).

  2. 2

    Szent-Györgyi, A., Acta Physiologica Scand., 9, Supp. 25.

  3. 3

    Straub, F. B., Stud. Inst. Med. Chem., Univ. Szeged, 2, 3 (1942).

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  1. Biochemical Institute, and No. 2 Women‘s Hospital, University of Budapest

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