Oxytocin: Effects of Degradation on Radioimmunologic and Biologic Activity

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Science  28 Nov 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3909, pp. 1160-1161
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3909.1160


Incubation with thioglycollate destroyed biologic activity of oxytocin, but left immunologic activity intact. Incubation with plasma of pregnant women at term or with placental extract destroyed biologic and immunologic activities. Dissociation of biologic from immunologic sites is suggested.

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