Translocation of ferritin and biomineralization of goethite in the radula of the limpet Cellana toreuma reeve.

@article{Lu1995TranslocationOF,
  title={Translocation of ferritin and biomineralization of goethite in the radula of the limpet Cellana toreuma reeve.},
  author={H K Lu and C. M. Huang and C. W. Li},
  journal={Experimental cell research},
  year={1995},
  volume={219 1},
  pages={
          137-45
        }
}
The radula of the limpet, Cellana toreuma, consists of a continuous series of teeth in various stages of iron biomineralization. The major iron-binding protein of the limpet's iron-containing granule (siderosome) has been purified and identified as ferritin. Limpet ferritin has a M(r) of 575 kDa and can be resolved into two bands by SDS-PAGE analysis, with respective M(r)s of 26 and 21 kDa. The partial N-terminal amino acid sequences of these two subunits were confirmed, and antisera against… 
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