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Physicochemical and immunological properties of myosin light chains from the ordinary muscle of marine teleost fishes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3136969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Myosin light chains (A1, A2 and DTNB light chain) were isolated from the ordinary muscle of six marine fishes and the physicochemical and immunological properties were examined. 2. All the isolated light chains were rich in aspartic and glutamic acids, alanine and lysine, but poor in histidine and tyrosine. The contents of alanine, proline and lysine were generally higher in A1 than in A2. Between closely related species such as skipjack and bonito, the amino acid profiles of corresponding light chains were very similar to each other. 3. Structural similarity and difference of A1 light chain were further demonstrated immunologically using anti-A1 antiserum. Precipitation lines were fused with each other among closely related species, whereas strong spurs were observed among phylogenetically distinct species.
Y Ochiai; S Watabe; K Hashimoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B, Comparative biochemistry     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0305-0491     ISO Abbreviation:  Comp. Biochem. Physiol., B     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-12     Completed Date:  1988-10-12     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984730R     Medline TA:  Comp Biochem Physiol B     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  347-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Marine Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acids / analysis
Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel
Fishes / metabolism*
Muscles / analysis
Myosin Subfragments
Myosins / immunology,  isolation & purification*
Peptide Fragments / immunology,  isolation & purification*
Species Specificity
Spectrophotometry, Ultraviolet
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids; 0/Myosin Subfragments; 0/Peptide Fragments; EC

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