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Interaction between Lysozyme and a Phospholipid of Neoplastic Tissue (Oncolipin)

Naturevolume 192page1187 (1961) | Download Citation



LYSOZYME is a basic protein, tending to form complexes with fatty acids, aliphatic long-chain alcohols1, alkyl sulphates1,2, colic acids3, and cephalins4. Interaction promoted by lysozyme towards Rous sarcoma phosphatides is of particular interest5.

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    Brusca, A. E., and Patrono, D., Giorn. Batt. Virol. Imm., 53, 211 (1960).

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    Matracia, S., Allegra, D., and Salerno, A., Comm. Second Intern. Symp. Fleming's Lysozyme, Milan (1961).

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  1. Alexander Fleming Institute of SPA, Milan

    • R. FERRARI
  2. Institute of General Pathology, University, Palermo



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