potato tumor

potato tumor

A popular term for a carotid body paraganglioma–CBP arising at the angle of the jaw forming a massive tumor in young adults. See Zellballen.
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Bioassays consisted of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens-induced potato tumor assay and a Kirby-Bauer microbial sensitivity assay with pure strains of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and Streptococcus pyogenes.
The Potato Tumor Induction assay was developed by Anand and Heberlein (1997) and used in screening of plant extracts for antitumor activity (McLaughlin et al.
A potato tumor induction assay was run using a three series dilution of Goldenseal extract to test for anti-tumor properties.