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Experimental Hydronephrosis Studied by the Colchicine Method

Nature volume 162, pages 251252 (14 August 1948) | Download Citation

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THE colchicine method was first used to study compensatory hypertrophy of the kidney by A. P. Dust in and S. Zylberszac1,2, who noticed that a few days after ligation of the ureter, colchicine induced numerous ‘stathmocineses' (arrested mitoses) in the kidney (Fig. 1).

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  1. Laboratory of Pathological Anatomy, University of Brussels. June 30.

    • MARC HERLANT

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