Amino-Acid Composition of Serum Mucoprotein in Rheumatic Fever


INTEREST in serum mucoprotein tyrosine levels as one of the most sensitive, albeit non-specific, gauges of the disease process in cases of rheumatic fever suggested the possibility that there might be differences in the amino-acid composition of the serum mucoprotein at a time when serum-levels were significantly elevated.

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O'BRIEN, D., WALKER, C. & WALKER, D. Amino-Acid Composition of Serum Mucoprotein in Rheumatic Fever. Nature 191, 922 (1961).

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