Biopolym. Cell. 2008; 24(3):212-217.
Structure and Function of Biopolymers
Effects of teichoic acid from Staphylococcus aureus on tumor growth
1Skivka L. M., 1Rudik M. P., 1Pozur V. V., 1Senchilo N. V., 1Pozur V. K., 1Fursikova T. M.
  1. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
    64, Volodymyrska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601


The influence of the teichoic acid from S. aureus Wood 46 on Lewis lung carcinoma growth and tumor dissemination was studied. The administration of teichoic acid in the dose of 2 μg/g carried simultaneously with tumor cells transplantation inhibited the primary tumor growth and prevented metastases formation in the experimental animals.
Keywords: teichoic acid, Lewis lung carcinoma


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