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Serum-Factor- and Prolactin-Induced Stimulation of DNA Synthesis by Nuclei Externalized from Mammary Tissue

  • Tomasz Kuryl
  • Lech Zwierzchowski
  • Yale J. Topper
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND)

Abstract

A very intriguing but poorly understood event in cell biology is the transition from the G1 to the S phase of the cell cycle. It is this event that marks the change from a nonproliferative to a proliferative state. Cell-fusion studies (Rao and Johnson, 1970; Graves, 1972; Rao et al., 1977) suggest that the transition is under positive, rather than negative, control exerted by certain cytoplasmic factors. A variety of exogenous agents, including serum protein factors and hormones, can stimulate cell proliferation in vitro, but the molecular mechanisms have not been delineated.

Keywords

Horse Serum Native Insulin Mammary Nucleus Relative Incorporation Mammary Epithelial Cell Proliferation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomasz Kuryl
    • 1
  • Lech Zwierzchowski
    • 1
  • Yale J. Topper
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Biochemistry and Metabolism, National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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