UNIT 3.4 Cell Transformation Assays
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Toxicology
How to Cite
Costa, M. and Sutherland, J. E. 2001. Cell Transformation Assays. Current Protocols in Toxicology. 1:3.4:3.4.1–3.4.9.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: AUG 1999
Morphological transformation of mammalian cells following exposure to a chemical agent is frequently used as a preliminary screen for the carcinogenic potential of the agent. This unit describes a protocol using Syrian hamster embryo (SHE) cells to assay transformation.