Mutarotase in Erythrocytes: Isolation and Properties

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Science  27 Oct 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3800, pp. 498-499
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3800.498


Mutarotase was found in lysed human erythrocytes and in hemoglobin. The enzyme was partially purified by treatment with ethanol and chloroform at -15°C. It was nondialyzable and heat sensitive, and was inhibited by D-galactose, L-arabinose, D-ribose, D-xylose, and D-arabinose.