Cell membrane polarity in primary human fibroblasts

Z. Somosy, Tamara Kubasova, G. J. Köteles

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Abstract

The topologies of bindings of cationized CF and native ferritin (NF) on plasma membranes of primary human fibroblasts were examined by transmission electronmicroscopy. Both ligands bound mainly to apical surfaces and less abundantly to lateral regions. At basal localization they were observed only at cell-to-cell connections. The polarity of negatively charged binding sites was not altered by glutaraldehyde fixation. The definite polarity of plasma membranes of cultured cells express alternating surface areas charged negatively or positively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-413
Number of pages7
JournalCell Biology International Reports
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - máj. 1984

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  • Cell Biology

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