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pH and protease control of acrosomal content stasis and release during the guinea pig sperm acrosome reaction.
The purpose of this study was to examine how trypsin inhibitors affect the guinea pig sperm acrosome reaction in vitro. Using spermatozoa pretreated with lysophosphatidyl choline, we found that bothExpand
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Purification and characterization of the primary acrosomal autoantigen of guinea pig epididymal spermatozoa.
Previous studies showed that sperm auto- and alloantigens participate in guinea pig (GP) fertilization. In an effort to determine how alloantibodies to GP sperm acrosomal contents (AC) inhibitExpand
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Purification, new assay, and properties of coenzyme A transferase from Peptostreptococcus elsdenii.
  • K. Tung, W. Wood
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 1 December 1975
Coenzyme A (CoA) transferase from Peptostreptococcus elsdenii has been purified and crystallized, and some of its properties have been established. The work was facilitated by a newly developedExpand
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Evidence for a buried location of nigeran in the cell wall of Aspergillus niger.
  • K. Tung, J. Nordin
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 23 August 1967
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An enzymic method for the large-scale preparation of nigerose and nigeran oligosaccharides.
Abstract A convenient enzymic method for the large-scale preparation of nigerose (O-α- d -glucopyranosyl-(1 → 3)- d -glucose) and a series of nigeran oligosaccharides (alternating α-(1 → 3) and α-(1Expand
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Structure of the tetrasaccharide produced by the hydrolysis of nigeran by the enzyme mycodextranase.
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Determination of the action patterns of glycanases.
Abstract A simple, sensitive, rapid technique for determining the action pattern of glycanases is presented that is based on a steady-state measurement of the average chain length of the reactionExpand
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Biosynthesis of a mycobacterial lipopolysaccharide. Properties of the polysaccharide: acyl coenzyme A acyltransferase reaction.
  • K. Tung, C. Ballou
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 25 October 1973
Abstract A particulate enzyme preparation was obtained from Mycobacterium phlei cells which had the activity of a polysaccharide:acyl coenzyme A acyltransferse. We conclude that the enzyme system isExpand
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Enzymes that hydrolyze fungal cell wall polysaccharides. II. Purification and properties of mycodextranase, an endo- -D-(1 leads to 4) glucanase from Penicillium melinii.
Abstract A specific fungal α-(1 → 4)-glucanase, mycodextranase, useful for the large scale production of nigerose, has been purified to homogeneity in high yield from the culture filtrate ofExpand
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