Experientia

, Volume 31, Issue 11, pp 1260–1261 | Cite as

Postnatal decline of (Ca2++Mg2+)-activated membrane ATPase in cattle red cells

  • H. J. Schatzmann
  • H. R. Scheidegger
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica

Summary

Activity of membrane bound (Ca2++Mg2+)-stimulated ATPase, associated with Ca2+ outward transport, in calf red cells is high at birth and declines with a rate constant of 0.041 d−1 after the 3rd week. The decline parallels the disappearance of fetal hemoglobin.

Keywords

Fetal Hemoglobin Outward Transport Activate Membrane ATPase Postnatal Decline 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. Schatzmann
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. R. Scheidegger
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Veterinär-Pharmakologisches Institut der UniversitätBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Nutztier- und Pferdeklinik der UniversitätBernSwitzerland

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