Glycoprotein and protein antifreezes in two Alaskan fishes

J. A. Raymond, Y. Lin, A. L. DeVries

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Abstract

Two macromolecular freezing point depressants have been isolated from the serums of two species of Alaskan fishes. A common property of the four antifreezes thus far isolated is a high alanine content which suggests that the mechanism of these antifreezes may be related to a repeating tripeptide unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-130
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Experimental Zoology
Volume193
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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