Factor Rb Activity in Human Plasma

Abstract

FACTOR Rb is a protein-like, heat-labile requirement of the nematode Rhabditis briggsae Dougherty and Nigon, 1949, for growth and reproduction under axenic conditions1,2; chick embryo and mammalian liver have been shown to be good sources of it, and some activity has previously been noted in human whole blood and plasma2.

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    Dougherty, E. C., Anat. Rec., 108, 415 (1950).

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    Dougherty, E. C., Exp. Parasitol., 1, 34 (1951).

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    Oncley, J. L., Symposia on Nutrition, Robert Gould Res. Found., 2 (Plasma Proteins), 3 (1950).

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    Dougherty, E. C. (unpublished data).

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    Dougherty, E. C. (submitted for publication).

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DOUGHERTY, E. Factor Rb Activity in Human Plasma. Nature 168, 880 (1951). https://doi.org/10.1038/168880a0

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