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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Oct 1968; 61(2): 708–716.
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The cross-linking of collagen and elastin: enzymatic conversion of lysine in peptide linkage to alpha-aminoadipic-delta-semialdehyde (allysine) by an extract from bone.

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