When motile cells are incubated with Forssman glycolipid, the antigen is incorporated into the cells' plasma membranes. If cross-linked by antibody, the patched glycolipids cap. This process is sensitive to those drugs that are known to inhibit capping of protein antigens. The results support a flow mechanism for capping.
Article| September 01 1979
Capping of exogenous Forssman glycolipid on cells.
P L Stern
M S Bretscher
Online ISSN: 1540-8140
Print ISSN: 0021-9525
J Cell Biol (1979) 82 (3): 829–833.
P L Stern, M S Bretscher; Capping of exogenous Forssman glycolipid on cells.. J Cell Biol 1 September 1979; 82 (3): 829–833. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.82.3.829
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