Enzymatic Degradation of Desoxyribose Nucleic Acid by Desoxyribonuclease


IN connexion with the communication by G. Jungner, I. Jungner and L. G. Allgén1 on this subject, we would like to mention some strikingly similar results concerning the mode of action of desoxyribonuclease which we have obtained.

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    Jungner, G., et al., Nature, 164, 1009 (1949).

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    McCarty, M., J. Gen. Physiol., 29, 123 (1946).

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VERCAUTEREN, R. Enzymatic Degradation of Desoxyribose Nucleic Acid by Desoxyribonuclease. Nature 165, 603–604 (1950). https://doi.org/10.1038/165603a0

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