Induction of cytogenetic damage in human lymphocytes in vitro and of antineoplastic effects in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells in vivo treated by methotrexate, hyperthermia and/or caffeine.

@article{Maskaleris1998InductionOC,
  title={Induction of cytogenetic damage in human lymphocytes in vitro and of antineoplastic effects in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells in vivo treated by methotrexate, hyperthermia and/or caffeine.},
  author={T. Maskaleris and T. Lialiaris and C. Triantaphyllidis},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={1998},
  volume={422 2},
  pages={
          229-36
        }
}
The synergistic effect of methotrexate (at concentrations between 3. 1 and 100 nM) and its combinations with caffeine (618 microM) and/or hyperthermia (42 degreesC for 2 h) on the frequency of sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs), the proliferating rate index and the mitotic index in cultured human lymphocytes, was examined. Also, the in vivo antineoplastic effects of methotrexate (at a concentration of 0.45 microg/g body weight) and its combination with caffeine (120 microg/g body weight), both… Expand
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