Enzymatic Conversion of δ-Amino LevulinicAcid to Porphobilinogen

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Science  31 Dec 1954:
Vol. 120, Issue 3131, pp. 1105-1106
DOI: 10.1126/science.120.3131.1105


An enzyme has been found in extracts ofchicken erythrocytes which converts δ-amino levulinicacid to the monopyrrole porphobilinogen. Some of itsproperties have been described (6).

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