Relationship of a T‐Lymphocyte marker to phase of cell cycle and morphology of leukemic cells Academic Article Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Genetic Variation
  • Indians, North American
  • Mannose-Binding Lectin


  • Spontaneous rosette formation with sheep erythrocytes (SRBC) was studied in the peripheral blood and bone marrow lymphoid cells from a patient whose leukemic cells appeared to be T-lymphocytes. Simultaneous morphological examination of the peripheral blood white cells indicated that they consisted of 21% lymphoblast; 26% prolymphocytes and 48% mature lymphocytes. The distribution of bone marrow cells within the cell cycle was determined by flow microfluorometry and 7 hours after treatment with vincristine consisted of 69% in G1, 21% in S, and 9% in mitosis. Since virtually all the cells both in marrow and blood formed rosettes with SRBC this implies that the expression of this T cell marker is independent both of the morphological appearance of these cells and their position within the cell cycle.

publication date

  • January 1977



  • Academic Article


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(197703)39:3<1101::AID-CNCR2820390314>3.0.CO;2-4

PubMed ID

  • 303142

Additional Document Info

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  • 1101

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