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Biologically active proteins of the wormEisenia foetida

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Seven protein-peptide fractions have been isolated from the biomass of the wormEisenia foetida. Their influence on the synthesis of RNA, DNA, and protein in animal and plant cells has been investigated.

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A. S. Sadykov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, fax 627071. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 1, pp. 118–120, January–February, 1994.

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Ziyavitdinov, Z.F., Takanaev, A.A., Veshkurova, O.N. et al. Biologically active proteins of the wormEisenia foetida . Chem Nat Compd 30, 109–111 (1994).

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