Immunological evidence of the induced insulin receptor in Tetrahymena

P. Kovács, G. Csaba, Edit Bohdaneczky

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Abstract

1. 1. Comparative studies on binding of rabbit serum (IgG) antibodies against intact and insulin-pretreated Tetrahymena cells revealed an increased binding affinity of the latter to rat hepatocellular insulin receptors. 2. 2. The experiments demonstrate that presence of insulin is a prerequisite to the formation of Tetrahymena's hormone receptors, which seems to differ little if at all between species representing different levels of phylogenesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-42
Number of pages2
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
Volume80
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985

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