PMID: 45545Jan 1, 1977

Automatic measurement of the oxygen affinity of Cancer magister hemocyanin

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry
H WajcmanH S Mason


1. The P50 of Cancer Magister hemocyanin in hemolymph was 40.0 mm at 25 degrees C, nmax = 3.9; at 14 degrees C, 15.0 mm and 3.4; and at 10 degrees C. 10.2 mm and 3.3. 2. In the absence of Ca2+ and Mg2+, the P50 at 25 degrees C was in the range of 150 to 250 mm, depending upon pH. 3. Our results show that temperature variation and pH variation may be important factors in the physiological regulation of oxygen delivery in this species. 4. The automatic recording device of Imai et al. (1970) previously used for the study of hemoglobins, was found to be eminently suitable for the study of O2 affinities of hemocyanins.


Oct 7, 2004·Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology·Maria T SannaMariagiuseppina Pellegrini


Apr 1, 1973·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·A J Uiterkamp, H S Mason
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Jun 19, 1973·Biochemistry·T H MossH S Mason
Apr 9, 1974·Biochemistry·K Miller, K E Van Holde
Jul 1, 1959·Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics·L C THOMSONH S Mason
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