A Growth-Stimulating Factor for an Epithelial Cell Line in a Reduced Serum Medium

Science  26 Feb 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3400, pp. 606-607
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3400.606-a


A concentrate obtained from heated solutions of glucose and phosphate demonstrated a stimulatory effect upon epithelial cells cultured in vitro. Survival, attachment to glass, and early cell division were influenced favorably.