Chemical basis of transferrin polymorphism in pigeons

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Abstract

The structures of pigeon A and B ovotransferrins were compared by peptide mapping. A single identifiable difference was found between them. AB transferrin showed both peptides. Amino acid compositions of these peptides indicated an amino acid substitution Asx (in A) for Ser (in B).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalAnimal Blood Groups and Biochemical Genetics
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1973
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics

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