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Growth-state independent induction of specific proteins in Swiss 3T3 cells by interferon.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.
1983 (English)In: Journal of interferon research, ISSN 0197-8357, Vol. 3, no 2, 223-9 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The early effects of interferon (IFN) on the pattern of protein synthesis in Swiss 3T3 mouse fibroblasts were investigated by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of 35S-methionine labeled cell extracts. IFN induced within 4 h the synthesis of three proteins with molecular weights of 48, 49, and 50 kD. An increase in the rate of synthesis of a 31 kD protein was also found. These changes were observed after IFN treatment of exponentially growing cells, density-inhibited cells, serum-starved cells, and serum-stimulated quiescent cells. The same protein patterns were obtained from cells treated with IFN-alpha or IFN-beta. The IFN response was blocked by the addition of actinomycin D, implying de novo transcription of the corresponding species of messenger RNA.

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1983. Vol. 3, no 2, 223-9 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-59755PubMedID: 6192187OAI: diva2:556428
Available from: 2012-09-25 Created: 2012-09-25 Last updated: 2012-09-25

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