Amino-acid Composition and Thermal Stability of the Skin Collagen of the Antarctic Ice-fish

@article{Rigby1968AminoacidCA,
  title={Amino-acid Composition and Thermal Stability of the Skin Collagen of the Antarctic Ice-fish},
  author={Bernard J. Rigby},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1968},
  volume={219},
  pages={166-167}
}
THE various families of fish (for example, Chaenichthyidae, Nototheniidae, Zoarcidae) in the order Perciformes—found exclusively in the Antarctic and adjacent waters—have become known as ice-fish because of their transparency. The reason for their transparency and for the interest shown in them in recent years is that they are vertebrates with no red blood cells and no haemoglobin. A general discussion of the ice-fish which contains a list of more specialized references has been given recently… CONTINUE READING

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