Microtubular Protein: Synthesis and Metabolism in Developing Brain

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Science  26 Dec 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3913, pp. 1637-1638
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3913.1637


In the developing mouse brain 40 percent of the labeled soluble protein found found after injection of leucine-C14 consists of subunits with a molecular weight of 60,000 and with other characteristics of microtubular protein. This protein has a half-life of about 4 days.

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