State of Dynamic Equilibrium in Protein of Mammalian Cells

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Science  08 Jan 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3393, pp. 106-107
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3393.106


Labeled strain L cells in suspension tissue culture showed no degradation of protein when maintained in logarithmic growth. Although the protein of these cells was not in dynamic equilibrium, the conclusions cannot be transferred to the intact mammalian organism.