Altering Cell Population Levels by Gamma Irradiation

  • Cheng-Mei Fradkin


To produce viable hydra with few or no interstitial cells and interstitial cell derivatives (Fradkin et al., 1977).


Gamma Irradiation Chemical Treatment Interstitial Cell Culture Fluid Normal Appearance 


  1. Fradkin, M., Kakis H, and Campbell, D. 1977. Effects of gamma-irradiation of Hydra: Elimination of interstitial cells from viable hydra. Radiat. Res. 76: 187–197.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng-Mei Fradkin
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  1. 1.Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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