Transport of 5’-methylthioadenosine in human erythrocytes

  • Vincenzo Zappia
  • Fulvio Della Ragione
  • Giovanna Cacciapuoti
  • Marina Porcelli
  • Patrizia Galletti
  • Maria Cartenì-Farina

Abstract

The sulfur containing nucleoside 5’-deoxy-5’-methylthioadenosine (MTA) is a product of S-adenosylmethionine (AdoMet) metabolism (Ferro, 1979; Zappia et al., 1980) ubiquitously distributed in micromolar amounts in several bacterial and mammalian cells (Della Ragione et al., 1981; Seidenfeld et al., 1980).

Keywords

Sarcoma Choline Purine Nucleoside Ferro 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincenzo Zappia
    • 1
  • Fulvio Della Ragione
    • 1
  • Giovanna Cacciapuoti
    • 1
  • Marina Porcelli
    • 1
  • Patrizia Galletti
    • 1
  • Maria Cartenì-Farina
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of Naples, I Medical SchoolVia CostantinopoliItaly

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