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Amino acid composition of hemocyanin monomers from the horseshoe crab,Tachypleus tridentatus

  • H. Sugita
  • K. Sekiguchi


The amino acid compositions of the 4 kinds of hemocyanin monomers fromTachypleus tridentatus are similar to each other. Whole hemocyanin fromT. tridentatus is, remarkably similar toLimulus polyphemus hemocyanin in the content of all the amino acids examined.


Acid Composition Amino Acid Composition Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus Tridentatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Sugita
    • 1
  • K. Sekiguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biological Sciencesthe University of TsukubaIbaraki(Japan)

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