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Cell Invasion Assays

  1. Claus Holst-Hansen1,
  2. Thomas Leth Frandsen2,
  3. Nils Brünner3

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002609

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How to Cite

Holst-Hansen, C., Frandsen, T. L. and Brünner, N. 2001. Cell Invasion Assays. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

  2. 2

    Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

  3. 3

    Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001

Abstract

Cell invasion assays have been developed for quantitative study under well-established in vitro conditions of the ability of cultured cells to penetrate biological barriers such as artificial basement membrane.

Keywords:

  • tumour cell culture;
  • invasion;
  • matrigel;
  • transwell