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Title: The role of cell-to-cell interactions in the suppression of the transformed phenotype
Author: Foulkes, Iain W.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3478 5414
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1996
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The growth and aberrant morphology of certain transformed cells can be suppressed when cultured in the presence of excess resting normal cells. This well established phenomenon has been correlated with the presence of heterologous gap junctional intercellular communication, (GJIC) between the two cell types and the inhibition observed may provide an important defence against cancer. This thesis describes a study into this potentially important form of growth inhibition.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Cancer