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Molecular weights of Insulin A chain and B chain?


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#1 sansub

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:12 AM

Hi,
What are the molecular weights of human Insulin A chain and B chain?

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Edited by sansub, 03 February 2012 - 10:13 AM.


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:46 PM

hi

Bell GI, Pictet RL, Rutter WJ, Cordell B, Tischer E, Goodman HM (March 1980). "Sequence of the human insulin gene". Nature284 (5751): 26–32.

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http://macromolecule...com/insulin.php

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 08:22 AM

thanks for the links but i am still confused.

The weights of bovine insulin for A chain is 2.4 kDa and B chain is 3.4 kDa. Shouldn't it be approx. similar to weights of respective chains of human insulin ?




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