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ISSN 1995-5537

1 2010

"Biotechnology" journal Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010
Р. 58-61, Bibliography 8, Russian.
Universal Decimal classification: 577.151.042: 577.152.311

Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry,
Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg
The method for identification differences between acetylcholinesterases of the electric organs of the eel Electrophorus electricus and the electric ray Torpedo marmorata and ones from human, horse and camel erythrocytes was suggested. The method is based on different sensitivity of cholinesterase domen (catalytic centre) of there enzymes to some phosphonium reversible inhibitors.

Key words: identification, acetylcholinesterase, electric eel, electric ray, phosphonium inhibitors.

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