Ultracentrifuge Studies of Red Cell Phosphoglucomutase


THE red cell phosphoglucomutase electrophoretic pattern depends on two independent autosomal loci, PGM1 and PGM2 (refs. 1 and 2). The first one is polymorphic in all the races3, the second only among Negroes3,4. A number of rare variants of both the PGM1 and PGM2 genes have also been described3. The genetics of phosphoglucomutase has been comprehensively reviewed5. A set of at least two electrophoretic bands are associated with each PGM1 or PGM2 allele.

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SANTACHIARA, A., MODIANO, G. Ultracentrifuge Studies of Red Cell Phosphoglucomutase. Nature 223, 625–626 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223625a0

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