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May 1971

Pulmonary Artery LigationEffect on in Vitro Protein Synthesis

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC

From the Pulmonary Division, George Washington University Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Washington, DC. Dr. Weiss is now with Providence Hospital, Washington, DC.

Arch Intern Med. 1971;127(5):861-862. doi:10.1001/archinte.1971.00310170069009

Protein synthesis in lung slices and in a reconstituted system of microsomes and pH-5 fraction material prepared from lung tissue from nonhemorrhagic tissue on the ligated side is higher than in these systems from lung tissue obtained from the nonligated side one week after unilateral pulmonary artery ligation.