The Histochemical Journal

, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 415–420 | Cite as

Immunofluorescent localization of trypsin-like esteropeptidases in the mouse submandibular gland

  • T. O. Ekfors
  • V. K. Hopsu-Havu


The localization of trypsin-like esteropeptidases purified from the submandibular gland of the male mouse was studied with the indirect immunofluorescent method. The six esteropeptidases isolated previously were found to be antigenically closely related to each other and were located in the granular ducts of the gland. None of the enzymes was present in the sublingual gland.


Male Mouse Submandibular Gland Sublingual Gland Immunofluorescent Method Immunofluorescent Localization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. O. Ekfors
    • 1
  • V. K. Hopsu-Havu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy and DermatologyUniversity of TurkuFinland

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