Alkaline Phosphatase in Peripheral Nerves

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Science  28 Aug 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3635, pp. 936-938
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3635.936


By means of a simultaneous coupling azo dye technique, alkaline phosphatase at the node of Ranvier and the incisures of Schmidt-Lanterman has been identified. The presence of this enzyme at these sites may be of metabolic significance