Embryonic Enzyme Patterns: Characterization of the Single Lactate Dehydrogenase Isozyme in Preimplanted Mouse Ova

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Science  15 Sep 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3794, pp. 1311-1312
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3794.1311


A single lactate dehydrogenase isozyme has been observed in mouse eggs from unfertilized eggs to blastocyst stage. As characterized by electrophoresis, substrate inhibition, and subunit dissociation-recombination experiments, it is identical to mouse lactate dehydrogenase 1.