By means of qualitative staining experiments the characteristic protein changes which occur during maturation of salmon sperm can be followed. It can be observed that the replacement of histone by protamine takes place after completion of meiosis during an advanced stage of spermiogenesis.
Article| March 25 1956
CHEMICAL DIFFERENTIATION OF NUCLEAR PROTEINS DURING SPERMATOGENESIS IN THE SALMON
From the Department of Zoology and its Cancer Research Genetics Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
Received: November 29 1955
Copyright, 1956, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Max Alfert; CHEMICAL DIFFERENTIATION OF NUCLEAR PROTEINS DURING SPERMATOGENESIS IN THE SALMON . J Biophys and Biochem Cytol 25 March 1956; 2 (2): 109–114. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.2.2.109
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