DeVries, Arthur L. Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Freezing-point depression
- Mechanism of effect
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Glycoprotein or protein molecules synthesized by polar and north temperate fishes to enable them to survive in freezing seawater. Similar antifreezes are found in some insects, but relatively little is known about their structure and function.
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