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Structure and Chromosomal Localization of the Human Prochymosin Pseudogene

  • Tönis Örd
  • Meelis Kolmer
  • Juhani Jänne
  • Richard Villems
  • Mart Saarma
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 306)

Abstract

Chymosin (EC 3.4.23.4) is an aspartyl proteinase synthesized in the chief and mucous neck cells of the gastric glands in the fourth stomach of newborn calves (Andren et al., 1982). Chymosin is also found in other mammalian species [for example, in newborn pig (Foltmann et al., 1977; Foltmann et al., 1981), cat (Jensen et al., 1982), seal (Shamsuzzaman & Haard, 1984) and lamb (Baudys et al, 1988; Pungerčar et al., 1990)].

Keywords

Aspartyl Protease Harp Seal Mucous Neck Cell Bovine Chymosin Human Genomic Region 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tönis Örd
    • 1
  • Meelis Kolmer
    • 2
  • Juhani Jänne
    • 2
  • Richard Villems
    • 3
  • Mart Saarma
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical Physics and BiophysicsEstonian Academy of SciencesTartuEstonia
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry & BiotechnologyUniversity of KuopioKuopioFinland
  3. 3.Estonian BiocenterEstonian Academy of SciencesTartuEstonia
  4. 4.Institute of BiotechnologyUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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