Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 78, Issue 2, pp 925–927 | Cite as

Ability of normal muscle fibroblasts and L-cells, grown in mixed culture with normal fibroblasts, to form intercellular contacts

  • L. Yu. Boitsova
  • T. V. Potapova
Experimental Biology


Electrical coupling, recorded by intracellular glass microelectrodes, was demonstrated between normal muscle fibroblasts (NMF) in pure culture (79% of connected pairs of cells) and between NMF and transformed fibroblasts (L-cells) in mixed culture (30% of connected pairs). L-cells in pure culture were not electrically connected.

Key Words

normal fibroblasts L-cells intercellular contacts 


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  • L. Yu. Boitsova
  • T. V. Potapova

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