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Purification of invertebrate metallothioneins.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1779786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Purification procedures that appear to be generally applicable to invertebrate MTs have only recently been developed and are described here. Thus far, few invertebrate MTs have been purified and characterized, although proteins that exhibit similarities to MT have been identified in numerous invertebrate species. A greater understanding of MTs of this group, which comprises most of the animals in the animal kingdom, will provide the basis for increased understanding of the evolution of this ubiquitous protein. Additionally, specific invertebrate species may provide useful models for probing MT function and contribute to a greater understanding of the biological role of MT.
G Roesijadi; B A Fowler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Methods in enzymology     Volume:  205     ISSN:  0076-6879     ISO Abbreviation:  Meth. Enzymol.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-10     Completed Date:  1992-03-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0212271     Medline TA:  Methods Enzymol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chromatography, Gel / methods
Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid / methods
Chromatography, Ion Exchange / methods
Metallothionein / isolation & purification*
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