Distribution of LDHX in mammals: Presence in marsupials and absence in the monotremes platypus and echidna

John Baldwin, Peter Temple-Smith

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Abstract

1. 1. The marsupials Wallabia bicolor and Vombatus ursinus possess a testis specific LDH which can be classified kinetically as LDHX. 2. 2. Spermatogenically active testes of platypus and echidna do not contain a testis specific LDH, and in each species only the LDH5 complex is present.

Original languageEnglish
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Comparative Biochemistry
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 1973

Keywords

  • echidna
  • LDH
  • marsupida
  • monotremes
  • platypus
  • Vombatus ursinus
  • Wallabi bicolor

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