Selective solubilization of a protein component of the red cell membrane.

@article{Marchesi1968SelectiveSO,
  title={Selective solubilization of a protein component of the red cell membrane.},
  author={Vincent T. Marchesi and E J Steers},
  journal={Science},
  year={1968},
  volume={159 3811},
  pages={203-4}
}
Approximately 20 percent of the membrane-bound protein of erythrocyte ghosts can be solubilized and obtained free of other membrane components by dialysis against adenosine triphosphate and 2-mercaptoethanol. This protein forms one major band on polyacrylamide gels and a single boundary in free-boundary electrophoresis, and it undergoes polymerization in the presence of divalent cations to form coiled filaments visible by electron microscopy. Antibodies to this membrane protein react… CONTINUE READING

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