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Quantity of Radioactive Lecithin and Radioactive Cephalin with Lipositol required to produce Sphering of Mammalian Red Cells

Nature volume 180, page 814 (19 October 1957) | Download Citation

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THE quantity of distearyl lecithin which has to be added to washed human red cells to produce the disk–sphere transformation has already been described1; 108 disks require 5–10γ, but how much of the material is adsorbed on the red cell surface is unknown.

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  1. Nassau Hospital, Mineola, New York. May 23.

    • ERIC PONDER
    •  & RUTH V. PONDER

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