Chemical basis of transferrin polymorphism in pigeons

Jeffrey A. Frelinger

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The structures of pigeon A and B ovotransferrins were compared by peptide mapping. A single identifiable difference was found between them. AB transferrin showed both peptides. Amino acid compositions of these peptides indicated an amino acid substitution Asx (in A) for Ser (in B).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalAnimal Blood Groups and Biochemical Genetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics


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