Human Growth Hormone and Placental Lactogen: Structural Similarity

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Science  21 Jul 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3786, pp. 321
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3786.321


Sequential analysis of the first 17 amino acids from the amino-terminus of human placental lactogen reveals similarity to the sequence of human growth hormone, 11 of the residues being identical.