Influence of glucocorticoid, estrogen, and androgen hormones on transformation of human cells in vitro by feline sarcoma virus.


Infection of human foreskin cells (D-550) by the Snyder-Theilen strain of feline sarcoma virus produced small but countable foci and demonstrated "single-hit" dose-response kinetics. Significant quantitative and qualitative enhancement of focus formation was observed when the glucocorticoid hormones, dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, cortisol acetate, and… (More)


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