Study on intracellular calcium localization by potassium antimonate technique in rabbit VX2 carcinoma
It is well known that a rabbit having VX2 carcinoma, which derived from virus-induced papillomas, shows hypercalcemia from the early stage of its growth. Ultrathin sections of the VX2 carcinoma were examined for the evaluation of calcium localization using a potassium antimonate technique and X-ray microanalysis. The calcium antimonate complex was shown to be most prevalent in the euchromatin and mitochondria.
Key wordsIntracellular calcium Mitochondria Potassium antimonate X-ray microanalysis VX2 carcinoma
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