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The effect of two purine analogs on a human tumor in tissue culture

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2-Azaadenine was toxic for human carcinoma cella in tissue culture in dilutions of 0.0001 γ/ml. 6-Mercaptopurine was 10,000–100,000 times less active.

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Fjelde, A. The effect of two purine analogs on a human tumor in tissue culture. Z Krebs-forsch 61, 364–367 (1956).

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