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Isolation and partial characterization of a fatty-acid-binding protein from Ascaris suum reproductive tissue.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9197404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 12-kDa fatty-acid-binding protein was purified to homogeneity from Ascaris suum reproductive tissue as confirmed by sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. N-terminal amino-acid-sequence analysis of the protein revealed its identity with the ABA-1 allergen protein isolated from A. suum pseudocoelomic fluid. Fatty-acid binding by the protein from A. suum reproductive tissue was investigated using the Lipidex 1000 assay, which revealed the presence of a single class of fatty-acid-binding sites with an apparent dissociation constant for palmitate of about 0.8 microM.
A M Timanova; T Marti; R D Walter; I Y Bankov
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parasitology research     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0932-0113     ISO Abbreviation:  Parasitol. Res.     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-12     Completed Date:  1997-08-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703571     Medline TA:  Parasitol Res     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  518-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Experimental Pathology and Parasitology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia.
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GENBANK/L03211;  M82811;  X68190
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MeSH Terms
Allergens / chemistry
Amino Acid Sequence
Ascaris suum / chemistry*
Brugia malayi / chemistry
Carrier Proteins / chemistry*,  isolation & purification,  metabolism
Dirofilaria immitis / chemistry
Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins
Helminth Proteins / chemistry*,  isolation & purification,  metabolism
Molecular Sequence Data
Myelin P2 Protein / chemistry*,  isolation & purification,  metabolism
Neoplasm Proteins*
Organophosphorus Compounds
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Reg. No./Substance:
0/2-(4-isothiocyanatophenoxy)-1,3,2-dioxaphosphinene 2-oxide; 0/ABA-1 protein, Ascaris suum; 0/Allergens; 0/Carrier Proteins; 0/Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins; 0/Helminth Proteins; 0/Myelin P2 Protein; 0/Neoplasm Proteins; 0/Organophosphorus Compounds

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