Regulation of Differentiation of Canine Kidney (MDCK) Cells by Prostaglandins

  • Suzanne K. Beckner
  • Michael C. Lin
Part of the GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring Symposia book series (GWUN)


Very little is known about the complex process of cellular differentiation. Clearly, the appearance of differentiated characteristics must be sequentially organized during normal development. It is likely that such processes involve a complex interplay of factors that regulate gene activity as well as biochemical signals that regulate the functions of newly expressed gene products.


Adenylate Cyclase MDCK Cell Phorbol Ester Hormone Responsiveness Glucagon Receptor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suzanne K. Beckner
    • 1
  • Michael C. Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institute of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney DiseaseNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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