Nuclear-Cytoplasmic Interaction in DNA Synthesis

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Science  27 Jan 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3761, pp. 469-470
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3761.469


In Amoeba proteus the transplantation of a nucleus engaged in DNA synthesis into a G2-phase (after DNA synthesis) cell results in inhibition of such synthesis. When the nucleus of a G2 cell is transplanted into an S-phase (period of DNA synthesis) cell, such a nucleus may begin to synthesize DNA.