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Tryptophan Modification in Polypeptide Chains

Nature volume 204, pages 687688 (14 November 1964) | Download Citation

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IT is known that tryptophan in proteins is completely destroyed during acid hydrolysis or performic oxidation of disulphide bridges1. Our purpose is to remove some difficulties that occur during sequential investigations of tryptophan-containing polypeptides and proteins.

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  1. Istituto di Chimica Organica, Università di Padova, Italy.

    • ALDO PREVIERO
    • , ANGELO SIGNOR
    •  & SILVIO BEZZI

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