Although comparable trefoils alone are hardly the basis for an identification, in combination with the other paleographical evidence Little Brown's trefoils provide further support for scribe Salthows as this annotating hand.
The four occurrences of Little Brown's trefoils represent a kind of hagiographical superstructure to shape the narrative of Margery Kempe:
The trefoils trace an overarching vita-structure for Margery from the initiation into her earthly martyrdom of crying fits to the confrontation with the Archbishop that resonates with a long list of saintly women responding to their earthly accusers.
These trefoils are often found in association with other readers' marks--flags in plummet, idiosyncratic maniculae, and notae in distinctive hands, including that of Grenehalgh (sometimes in manuscripts with his monogram, sometimes not).
No cross-reactivity was observed for the two other trefoil peptides, TFF1 and TFF2.
We have developed a specific and reproducible ELISA for quantification of the trefoil peptide TFF3 in serum samples from humans.
The trefoil peptides are usually expressed in a site-specific pattern within the gastrointestinal epithelium: TFF1 throughout the stomach, TFF2 in the distal stomach and the duodenum, and TFF3 in the small and large intestines (1,11-13, 28, 29).
Identification and characterization of rat intestinal trefoil factor: tissue- and cell-specific member of the trefoil protein family.
Registration of AG-S4 autogamous broad-leaf birdsfoot trefoil
Both of the new releases--ARS-1207 narrowleaf trefoil and ARS-1221 big trefoil--combine the characteristics of dozens of different genetic populations that were collected from around the world.
The big trefoil germplasm incorporates more than 80 accessions from at least 8 countries.
Big trefoil grows in warmer, wetter areas than birdsfoot trefoil.