Changes of Protein Glycosylation During Differentiation of Mouse Embryonal Carcinoma Cells

  • G. Cossu
  • L. Warren


The search for a role of carbohydrates in mammalian development has been long hampered by the minute amounts of material available. Recently, the establishment of cell lines from mammalian teratocarcinomas has offered an alternative model for the study of early embryogenesis in mammals (1). Specifically, several stem cell lines, capable of either spontaneous or drug-induced differentiation, allow a biochemical study of certain aspects of early differentiation.


Embryonal Carcinoma Cell Teratocarcinoma Cell Plasma Fibronectin Carbohydrate Group Cellular Fibronectin 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Cossu
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. Warren
    • 1
  1. 1.The Wistar InstitutePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Istituto di Istologia ed Embriologia generaleUniversita’ di RomaItaly

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