Lymphocyte and fibroblast chalones: some chemical properties

J C HouckA Chung


Experiments with lymphocyte and fibroblast chalones indicate that they are complexed strongly with RNA in tissue extracts; have a molecular weight of less than 10,000 and more than 1,000 daltons, and probably about 5,000 daltons; are strongly cationically charged; and contain mannose and perhaps other carbohydrates.


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