Duration of the microsomal enzyme (cytochrome b560ms) inducer action and imprinting potential of a steroid in Tetrahymena.

V. László, S. Szeberényi, G. Csaba

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Abstract

Tetrahymena subjected to a three-day exposure to the steroid triamcinolone exhibited a decreased microsomal enzyme activity, three days after treatment, followed by a slight and a considerable activity increase over the control at one and two weeks after treatment, respectively. Reexposure to triamicinolone after return to plain medium for three days accounted for a marked increase in the inducer action which, however, failed to persist for an appreciable time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-284
Number of pages4
JournalActa microbiologica Hungarica
Volume37
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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