Amyloidosis pp 57-60 | Cite as

Characterization of Two Distinct Serum Amyloid A Gene Products Defined by Their Complementary DNAs

  • J. D. Sipe
  • P. Woo
  • G. Goldberger
  • A. S. Cohen
  • A. S. Whitehead

Abstract

Two distinct serum amyloid A specific complementary DNA clones have been isolated from a human adult liver library. One clone contains coding information for the alpha form of apoSAA1. The other shares substantial sequence homology, but differs, however, in that it lacks a Pst I restriction site present in its homologue. Both cDNA clones hybridize to an SAA genomic clone.

Keywords

Arthritis Agarose Electrophoresis Alanine Methionine 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Sipe
    • 1
  • P. Woo
    • 2
    • 3
  • G. Goldberger
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. S. Cohen
    • 1
  • A. S. Whitehead
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Arthritis CenterBoston University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cell BiologyChildrens HospitalUSA
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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