, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 1056–1057 | Cite as

Effect of heat-labile enterotoxin (LT) produced byEscherichia coli on in vitro cell proliferation

  • A. Pessina
  • Maria Grazia Neri
  • A. Muschiato
Specialia Biologica


Filtrates fromE. coli H10407 cultures, giving a positive response for heat-labile enterotoxin (LT) in the Y-1 cell test, show an inhibitory activity both on3H-thymidine uptake by Ehrlich ascites cells and on granulocytic-macrophagic precursors (CFU-C) in murine bone marrow.


Bone Marrow Cell Proliferation Inhibitory Activity Positive Response Cell Test 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pessina
    • 1
    • 2
  • Maria Grazia Neri
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Muschiato
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MilanMilan(Italy)
  2. 2.Department of PathologyHospital of DesioMilan(Italy)

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