The hydrating effect of lathyrogenic compounds on chick-embryo cartilage in vivo.

@article{Levene1966TheHE,
  title={The hydrating effect of lathyrogenic compounds on chick-embryo cartilage in vivo.},
  author={Charles I. Levene},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1966},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={441-7}
}
1. Treatment of the chick embryo with the lathyrus factor, beta-aminopropionitrile, produces inhibition of polymerization of newly synthesized collagen at the interand intra-molecular level (Levene & Gross, 1959; Martin, Gross, Piez & Lewis, 1961); this is manifest as an increase in the fragility and solubility of collagen from the connective tissues. 2… CONTINUE READING