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Tuftsin

Biochemical and Biological Aspects
  • Victor A. Najjar

Abstract

Tuftsin is a tetrapeptide (Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg) that is a part of specific leukophilic γ-globulin termed leukokinin.1 It represents residues 289–292 of the heavy chain of γ-globulin.

Keywords

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Sickle Cell Disease Antineoplastic Activity Mutant Peptide Plasma Protein Fraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor A. Najjar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular Biology and MicrobiologyTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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