Spontaneous extracellular synthesis of DNA released by human blood lymphocytes.

@article{Anker1976SpontaneousES,
  title={Spontaneous extracellular synthesis of DNA released by human blood lymphocytes.},
  author={Phillipe Anker and Maurice Stroun and Patricia A. Maurice},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1976},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={2832-9}
}
Human lymphocytes were shown to release, in vitro and in the absence of any stimulation, a complex containing DNA. It has also been reported that the release process is unrelated to cell death and is regulated by a homeostatic mechanism. Some properties of the extracellular DNA were investigated. When a phosphorylated precursor was added to the cell-free… CONTINUE READING