Allantoinase: Association with Amphibian Hepatic Peroxisomes

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Science  28 Mar 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3874, pp. 1463-1464
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3874.1463


Differential and density-gradient centrifugation studies have estaiblished an associatiotn between allaintoinase and peroxisomes from the liver of the frog Rana pipiens. The presence of allantoincase in the peroxisome indicates. a iricolytic function for this orgainelle in the liver of amphibians.