Protein Synthesis in Enucleated Eggs of Rana pipiens

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Science  05 Nov 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3697, pp. 777-779
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3697.777


Tritiated leucine of high specific activity was injected into enucleated Rana pipiens eggs. After 6 hours, there was significant, incorporation of the label into protein. The amount of incorporation in these eggs was as great as that in fertilized, normally developing eggs.