Culture of Human Tumor Cells
Copyright © 2004 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Editor(s): Roswitha Pfragner, R. Ian Freshney
Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
Print ISBN: 9780471438533
Online ISBN: 9780471722786
About this Book
This comprehensive resource provides stepwise protocols for the in vitro cultivation of the major types of human tumors. Written in a reader-friendly style, this book is organized by specific tumor, discussing cultures for lung, gastric, colorectal, pancreas, bladder, prostate, ovary, cervix, mammary carcinoma, myoepithelium, squamous, melanoma, lymphoma, glioma, and neuroendocrine tumors. Detailed techniques for initiation, propagation, and characterization of established cell lines are presented. Drug treatment, selection, differentiation, assays for malignant cells, risks, and applications are discussed. An extensive listing of vendors for equipment and other cell culture products is also included.