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On homomorphisms from algebraic groups to $ {\rm GL}\sb{n}(Z)$

Authors: T. Kambayashi and G. Margrave
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 74 (1979), 223-226
MSC: Primary 20G15
MathSciNet review: 524289
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Abstract: As a rule, there are no nontrivial abstract group homomorphisms from a connected algebraic group to any group devoid of divisible elements. This rule is formulated and proven, and the exceptions to the rule as well as applications of it are discussed.

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