Multiplicity of Hemoglobins in the Genus Chironomus (Tendipes)

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Science  01 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3718, pp. 75-76
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3718.75


The number of hemoglobins found in individual mature larvae of several Chironomus species is six to nine. The consistency of this number and of the electrophoretic mobilities of these separable forms seems to indicate the synchronous production of polypeptide chains by several genetic loci.