Corrections and Clarifications


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Science  30 Apr 1982:
Vol. 216, Issue 4545, pp. 464
DOI: 10.1126/science.216.4545.464-b


In the Research News article "Molecular biology of brain hormones" (5 Mar., p. 1223) by Gina Kolata, it was stated that the enkephalin precursor codes for ACTH. Rather, ACTH is derived from pro-opiomelanocortin, a different precursor. In addition, Joel Habener's name was misspelled.