PMID: 39667Jan 1, 1979

Arylsulfatase A and sphingomyelinase activities in the normal sciatic nerve of the rat, and in proximal and distal fragments

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F Klein, G Vincendon


We measured the protein, arylsulfatase A and sphingomyelinase activities in the total normal rat sciatic nerve and in the proximal and distal stumps. The protein level of the whole sciatic nerve (about 8 % of fresh weight) is similar to the levels of the stumps. Arylsulfatase A activity, in the total sciatic nerve as well as in the stumps is more important by gram of fresh weight than the sphingomyelinase activity. Both enzymes activities, by gram of fresh weight, are more important in the proximal stumps than in the distal ones.

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