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Demonstration of fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase in human term placenta

  • T. Papamarcaki
  • O. Tsolas
Research Articles


A proteolysed form of fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase (Fru-P2ase) has been detected and characterized in human term placenta. The extract was found to contain very low levels of activity with an alkaline pH optimum. Western blotting demonstrated a polypeptide of Mr 26,000, instead of the subunit of Mr 36,000 observed in native mammalian Fru-P2ases.

Key words

Fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase human placenta 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Papamarcaki
    • 1
  • O. Tsolas
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of biological ChemistryUniversity of Ioannina Medical SchoolIoanninaGreece

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