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Amino-Acid Composition of the Polypeptide Chains of Gorilla Hæmoglobin

Nature volume 192, pages 984985 (09 December 1961) | Download Citation

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COMPARISON of tryptic peptide patterns has demonstrated the great overall similarity of the primary structure of hæmoglobins from normal adult man and anthropoid apes1. Work is now in progress to define this similarity more precisely. We report here the determination of the amino-acid composition of the polypeptide chains of gorilla hæmoglobin.

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    • EMILE ZUCKERKANDL
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