Role of Cysteine in the Production of Fc and F′c Sub-components of γG Myeloma Globulins

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RECENTLY, Osserman and Takatsuki1 have described a group of γG myeloma proteins the Fc fragment of which was completely destroyed by the action of papain. A similar protein (myeloma N) was independently examined in this laboratory. This protein was found to be susceptible to papain and trypsin2.

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POULIK, M., SHUSTER, J. Role of Cysteine in the Production of Fc and F′c Sub-components of γG Myeloma Globulins. Nature 207, 1092–1093 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2071092a0

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