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Chlorpromazine Affects Permeability of Resting Cells of Tetrahymena pyriformis

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Science  09 Mar 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3506, pp. 793-794
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3506.793

Abstract

Incubation of cell suspensions of Tetrahymena pyriformis with chlorpromazine increased the permeability of the cell membrane. This permeability change could be measured either biochemically by the increased entrance of a chelator or physically by change in light scattering.