PMID: 45550Jan 1, 1979

Alanine aminopeptidase activity and autolysis in the tails of Rana catesbeiana larvae during metamorphosis

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry
G H LittleJ W Pelley

Abstract

1. Alanine aminopeptidase activity and autolysis increase concomitantly in tail tissue of Rana catesbeiana tadpoles during metamorphosis. 2. significant increases first appear at Taylor and Kollros state XX and coincide with the beginning of tail regression as determined by the tail wt body wt ration. 3. The results suggest a role of alanine aminopeptidase in the mechanism of tail resorption.

References

Jan 1, 1985·Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry·K KobayashiS Horiuchi
Jan 1, 1986·Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry·M KomukaiS Horiuchi
Apr 10, 2008·Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society·Göran E Nilsson, Sara Ostlund-Nilsson
Jan 1, 1987·Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health·M L Denniston, E M Uyeki

Citations

Mar 1, 1976·Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine·N C Kar, C M Pearson
Jun 1, 1976·Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry·N C Kar, C M Pearson
Jul 30, 1974·Biochemistry·C W Garner, F J Behal
Sep 1, 1972·Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics·A A IodiceI M Weinstock
Nov 4, 1966·Science·J W Saunders
Mar 18, 1969·Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta·F J BehalR A Klein
Aug 1, 1965·Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics·F J BehalJ Hardman

Related Concepts

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Aminopeptidase
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Tadpole
Rana catesbeiana
CPQ
Biological Metamorphosis

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