Enzymic Activities of Human Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria: A Tool in Clinical Metabolic Research

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ERNSTER, L., IKKOS, D. & LUFT, R. Enzymic Activities of Human Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria: A Tool in Clinical Metabolic Research. Nature 184, 1851–1854 (1959). https://doi.org/10.1038/1841851a0

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