Mollusk Shell Acidic Proteins: In Search of Individual Functions

@article{Gotliv2003MolluskSA,
  title={Mollusk Shell Acidic Proteins: In Search of Individual Functions},
  author={Bat Ami Gotliv and Lia Addadi and Steve Weiner},
  journal={ChemBioChem},
  year={2003},
  volume={4}
}
Acidic proteins play a major role in the biomineralization process. These proteins are generally thought to control mineral formation and growth. Thus, characterization of individual acidic proteins is important as a first step toward linking function to individual proteins, which is our ultimate goal. In order to characterize the protein(s) responsible for the assemblage of biominerals, a new gel electrophoresis fixing and staining protocol was developed and many, if not all of the acidic… 
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