Beta catenin negative control

Warren Gallin wgallin at
Wed Dec 3 15:37:38 EST 1997

In Article <663kru$b7f at>, ah690549 at (Annette
C. Hollmann) wrote:
>Does anyone know of a murine cell line that does not express beta catenin?
>I am quantitating beta catenin expression by Western Blot.
>I was using an anti E-cadherin antibody as the negative control, but that
>was deemed to be insufficient. A negative control cell line would be

The only published case that I have seen is Adamson et al. (1990)
Developmental Biology v. 138 pp 338-347.  They describe a mutant line
derived from F9 cells that do not compact, and I believe they show this is
due to loss of beta catenin expression.
Warren Gallin
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton,  Alberta     T6G 2E9
wgallin at

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