Induction of ovalbumin synthesis in immature chicks by actinomycin D and thioacetamide

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Science  06 Oct 1978:
Vol. 202, Issue 4363, pp. 68-69
DOI: 10.1126/science.694521


Actinomycin D and thioacetamide induced ovalbumin synthesis and increased serum progesterone concentrations in immature chicks. The increase in progesterone induced by the carcinogens actinomycin D and thioacetamide may account for the induction of ovalbumin synthesis.