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Cell Biology
The influence of photosensitizing action on lymphocytes receptor properties
1Shevchenko A. A., 1Lobanok E. S., 1Vorobey A. V.
  1. Institute of Photobiology, Academy of Sciences of Belarus
    27, Academicheskaya, Minsk, Republic of Belarus, 220072


Effect of illumination in the presence of the sensitizers (hematopor-phyrin and merocyanine 540) on phytohemagglutinin-induced lymphocytes agglutination and lectin receptors capping was studied. The increase of velocity of both processes under non-lethal of illumination has been shown. A possible role of cytoskeletal proteins damage in the photomodification of cell receptor characteristics is discussed.


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