Cell Proliferation: Enhancement by Extracts from Cell Surfaces of Polyoma-Virus-Transformed Cells

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Science  23 Aug 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3843, pp. 798-799
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3843.798


Dispersion of confluent monolayers of BHK21 cells with ethylenediaminetetraacetate yields a material that inhibits cell proliferation, whereas identical extraction of polyoma-virus-transformed cells provides material which enhances cellular proliferation. The material was partially characterized.

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