Ontogeny of Soluble and Mitochondrial Tyrosine Aminotransferases

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Science  21 Mar 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3873, pp. 1348-1350
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3873.1348


The development of the soluble and mitochondrial forms of tyrosine aminotransferase was observed in fetal and neonatal rhesus monkey tissues. The mitochondrial activity is detectable in early fetal life; the soluble form reaches significant activity just before the birth of the animal.

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