Gene-linked shift in ganglioside distribution influences growth and vascularity in a mouse astrocytoma.


Brain tumor growth and progression is dependent upon vascularity, and is associated with altered ganglioside composition and distribution. In this study, we examined the influence of gangliosides on growth and vascularity in a malignant mouse astrocytoma, CT-2A. Ganglioside distribution was altered in CT-2A tumor cells using an antisense construct to beta-1… (More)