Inhibition of cell fusion by local anaesthetics and tranquillizers

G. Poste, P. Reeve

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The cell fusion induced by inactivated Sendai virus and live paramyxo- and herpes-viruses was inhibited by local anaesthetics (dibucaine, tetracaine, cocaine, lignocaine and procaine) and by phenothiazine-type tranquillizers (trifluoperazine, fluphenazine, promethazine, chlorpromazine and diphenhydramine).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-560
Number of pages5
JournalExperimental Cell Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1972
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cell Biology


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