Effects of Adriamycin on Blastogenesis and Chromosomes of Blood Lymphocytes: “in vitro” and “in vivo” Studies

  • L. Massimo
  • F. Dagna-Bricarelli
  • M. G. Cherchi


Adriamycin is a new antibiotic of the anthracycline group [1, 3], analogue of daunomycin. It showed a higher therapeutic activity than daunomycin on several experimental tumors, and has been successfully tested in clinical trials on solid tumors and leukemias.


Giant Cell Human Lymphocyte Chromosome Aberration Blastic Cell Lymphocyte Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Massimo
    • 1
  • F. Dagna-Bricarelli
    • 1
  • M. G. Cherchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica Pediatrica “G. GASLINI”dell’Università di GenovaItaly

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