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Structure and Function of Biopolymers
Possibility of iron-sulfur proteins coding in mammalian mitochondrial genome
1Beregovskaya N. N., 1Savich A. V.
  1. Institute of Biophysics, Ministry of Public Health of the USSR
    Moscow, USSR


Comparison of amino acid sequences of proteins coded on unidentified replication frames (URF) of human mitochondrial genome with those of bacterial iron-sulfur and flavo-proteins showed their resemblance. On this basis an evolutionary scheme of relationships between proteins of this kind is presented.


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