Effect of cyclic AMP and theophylline on phagocytotic activity of Tetrahymena pyriformis

G. Csaba, T. Lantos

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Abstract

Dibutyril cAMP and the cPDE-inhibitor theophylline both enhance the phagocytotic activity of Tetrahymena. Theophylline and cAMP-activating histamine are synergistic. It follows that the cAMP-adenylcyclase system functions in the unicellular animal Tetrahymena.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)321-322
Number of pages2
JournalExperientia
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1976

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