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Phosphagen Kinases and Evolution in the Echinodermata

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Molecular weights and distribution of kinases in echinoderms suggest that creatine kinase arose in the gamete of a common ancestral species and emerged in contemporary adult forms by parallel evolution.

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  1. Department of Biochemistry, Guy's Hospital Medical School, London, S.E.I

    • BARBARA MORELAND
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  2. Department of Biochemistry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

    • R. VIRDEN

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