A selective medium (GAMA) for the isolation of somatic cell hybrids from HPRT-AND APRT-mutant cells

Robert (Mike) Liskay, D. Patterson

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A medium is described which can be used for the selection of somatic cell hybrids between HPRT-and APRT mutant cells. This medium, called GAMA, contains as its relevant constituents the following: The purines guanine and adenine and the purine biosynthetic pathway inhibitors mycophenolic adic, which blocks conversion of adenine ribonucleotides to guanine ribonucleotides, and azaserine, which blocks de novo purine synthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-69
Number of pages9
JournalCytogenetic and Genome Research
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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