The retinoblastoma susceptibility gene product: a characteristic pattern in normal cells and abnormal expression in malignant cells.

Immunoprecipitation and Western immunoblotting studies were undertaken using purified high-affinity antibodies against a synthetic peptide corresponding to a portion of the deduced retinoblastoma (RB) protein. On SDS-PAGE, normal human cells showed an RB protein pattern consisting of a lower sharp band with a Mr of 110 kD and a more variable region above… CONTINUE READING