, Volume 85, Issue 6, pp 529–531 | Cite as

A peculiar phenomenon: increased polypeptide hormone binding (receptor accumulation) in the midbody region

  • P. Kovács
  • G. Csaba
  • O. Török


Fluorescein-labeled polypeptide hormones, hormone analogons and fragments were selectively bound by the midbody, which bound neither con-A, nor the fluorescent stain in itself. This experimental observation suggests an accumulation in the midbody region of non-glycosilated hormone receptors, apparently to present a receptor pool for the separating daughter cells.


Public Health Polypeptide Experimental Observation Hormone Receptor Daughter Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Kovács
    • 1
  • G. Csaba
    • 1
  • O. Török
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologySemmelweis University of MedicineBudapestHungary

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