Protein Composition and Properties

  • Samuel Natelson
  • Ethan A. Natelson


Before discussing the plasma proteins, it is advantageous to first review the fundamental chemistry of the proteins in general.


Essential Amino Acid Polypeptide Chain Protein Composition Pyruvic Acid Common Amino Acid 
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Selected Reading

  1. Bezkorovainy, A., Basic Protein Chemistry, Charles C Thomas, Springfield, Ill. (1970).Google Scholar
  2. Light, A., Proteins: Structure and Function, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. (1974).Google Scholar
  3. Turner, M. W., and Holmes, B., Plasma Proteins: An Introduction, State Mutual Book Company, New York (1971).Google Scholar
  4. Cohn, E. J., and Edsall, J. T., Proteins, Amino Acids and Peptides as Ions and Dipolar Ions (reprint of 1943 edition), Hafner, Riverside, N.J. (1965).Google Scholar
  5. Neurath, H., and Hill, R. L., Proteins, Vol. I, 3rd ed., Academic Press, New York (1978).Google Scholar
  6. Bender, D. A., Amino Acid Metabolism, Wiley, New York (1975).Google Scholar
  7. Rydon, N., Amino Acids Peptides and Related Compounds, Butterworths, Woburn, Mass. (1976).Google Scholar
  8. March, A. R., Protein Chemistry, Heinemann, New York (1970).Google Scholar
  9. Weissbach, H., and Pestka, S., Eds., Protein Biosynthesis, Academic Press, New York (1977).Google Scholar
  10. Fox, J. L., Ed., Protein Structure and Evolution, Marcel Dekker, New York (1976). Allison, A. C., Ed., Structure and Function of Plasma Proteins, Vol. I (1974), Vol. II, (1976), Plenum Press, New York.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Natelson
    • 1
  • Ethan A. Natelson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental Practice, College of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of Texas Medical School and St. Joseph HospitalHoustonUSA

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