Peripheral Localization of DNA Synthesis in the Seminiferous Epithelium

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WHILE using autoradiography to study DNA synthesis and cell cycles of spermatogenesis, we have noted a consistent preferential localization of tritiated thymidine in spermatogonia of the peripheral seminiferous tubules of the testis, and a significantly lower thymidine uptake in the tubules of interior regions.

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HUNTER, J., MANNING, E. Peripheral Localization of DNA Synthesis in the Seminiferous Epithelium. Nature 223, 632–633 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223632a0

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