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A respiratory pigment from the eggs of a marine worm

Horowitz, N. H. (1940) A respiratory pigment from the eggs of a marine worm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 26 (3). pp. 161-163. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:HORpnas40

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Abstract

Of the wide diversity of pigments occurring in nature, a certain number are considered to function as respiratory carriers by virtue of their ability to be reversibly oxidized and reduced (see review of Barron 2). I wish to report here the presence of such a pigment in the eggs of the marine worm Urechis caupo, together with evidence for its probable participation in cellular respiration.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1940 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated January 24, 1940.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:01 Dec 2005
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