Messenger RNA Patterns in Rat Liver Nuclei before and after Treatment with Growth Hormone

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Science  09 Jun 1967:
Vol. 156, Issue 3780, pp. 1385-1386
DOI: 10.1126/science.156.3780.1385


Like cortisol, growth hormone enhances RNA synthesis in rat liver nuclei. However, DNA-RNA hybridization experiments show that the application of growth hormone does not stimulate the formation of new species of messenger RNA. The latter phenomenon was observed after treatment with cortisol.