A Matter of Honor by Jeffrey Archer

By Jeffrey Archer

It sort of feels blameless adequate. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his basically son. however the second Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he units into movement a perilous chain of occasions that threatens to shake the very foundations of the unfastened world.

Within days, Adam's lover is brutally murdered and he's operating for his existence during the nice towns of Europe, pursued not just by means of the KGB, yet by way of the CIA and his personal countrymen besides. Their universal motive is to kill him prior to the reality comes out. whereas strong males in smoke-filled rooms plot ever extra inventive technique of destroying him, Adam unearths himself betrayed and deserted even by means of these he holds such a lot dear.

When eventually he involves comprehend what he's in ownership of, he's much more decided to guard it, for it's greater than an issue of lifestyles and death-it's a question of honor.

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49] it was shown t h a t peptide m a p s of t h e toxin labeled peptides of wild t y p e S 4 9 a n d H T C cells w e r e r e m a r k a b l y similar with only a single u n i q u e peptide present in t h e M = 52,000 toxin-labeled peptide t h a t was a b s e n t in t h e M = 4 2 , 0 0 0 labeled peptide. Given t h e a p p a r e n t s t r u c t u r a l similarities of t h e M = 52,000 a n d 4 2 , 0 0 0 peptides a t least t h r e e explanations m a y explain their relationship: (1) t h e peptides a r e similar b u t s e p a r a t e gene p r o d u c t s with possibly different functions; (2) t h e M = 52,000 peptide could be a precursor of t h e M = 4 2 , 0 0 0 peptide; a n d (3) one of t h e peptides could b e a covalent modification of t h e other altering its migration in S D S gels a n d possibly its function.

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