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Some Unusual Carotenoids from Two Nudibranch Slugs and a Lamprid Fish

Naturevolume 175pages10861087 (1955) | Download Citation



RECENTLY, it has been possible to examine briefly some rare carotonoids of three conspicuously pigmented animals found in the waters off southern California.

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  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Liverpool

    • T. W. GOODWIN
  2. Division of Biochemistry, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, La Jolla, California

    • D. L. FOX


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