The Selective Release of Polypeptides from Human Glioma Cell Cultures and their Modification by Dexamethasone

  • D. E. Bateman
  • J. R. McDermott
  • D. Hughes
  • J. A. Edwardson
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 52)


Human and animal glioma cell cultures release a number of products (1, 2) some of which have biological activity, eg endothelial proliferation factor (3). In the case of animal glioma cultures the release of these products is modified by steroids such as hydrocortisone (4).

Key words

Polypeptides Glioma Culture Dexamethasone 


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Bateman
    • 1
  • J. R. McDermott
    • 2
  • D. Hughes
    • 2
  • J. A. Edwardson
    • 2
  1. 1.Southampton General HospitalWessex Neurological CentreUK
  2. 2.MRC Neuroendocrinology UnitNewcastle upon TyneUK

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