Changes in Incidence of Sex Chromatin in Subcultured Cells

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Science  06 Jan 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3445, pp. 43-44
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3445.43


Sex chromatin counts of subcultured cells of both female human mammary tumor and female rabbit kidney show a considerable drop from an initial high level. Cultures in which sex chromatin persists also retain the viral insensitivity of their source material.