Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
FEBS Lett. 1989 Dec 4;258(2):301-4.

A putative protein of a growth specific cDNA from BALB/c-3T3 cells is highly similar to the extracellular portion of mouse interleukin 1 receptor.

Author information

  • Okinaka Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Tokyo, Japan.

Abstract

A cDNA clone, which represents a species of mRNA that is expressed in growth-stimulated BALB/c-3T3 cells but not in resting cells, was found to encode a protein remarkably similar in sequence to the members of the immunoglobulin superfamily, especially to the extracellular portion of the mouse interleukin 1 receptor. The immunoglobulin superfamily is believed to be involved in cell adhesion and cell-to-cell interaction. The evidence that a member of this family is induced in the course of the initiation of cell proliferation is intriguing.

PMID:
2532153
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk