Evidence for a Proposed Function of DNA as Transducer Acting at the Cell Surface

  • B. L. Reid
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 3)


Evidence was presented at the 1970 Summer School for the presence of DNA in filaments projected from the cell wall of certain animal cells during the familiar process of amoeboid movement. It was suggested that such DNA may have an antenna function aiding in subsequent cell differentiation.(1)


Summer School Deuterium Oxide Antenna Function Transducer Acting Homogeneous Base 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. L. Reid
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen Elizabeth II Research InstituteUniversity of SidneyAustralia

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