Book Title – Culture of Human Tumor Cells
Book Author Last Name – Pfragner
Total Number of Pages – 435
Book Description – Graduate students, technicians, postdoctorals, and clinical researchers with interest in oncology and tumor culture; senior scientists supervising students and technical staff working in tumor culture.
Topics Covered in this Book – Cell, Molecular Biology
Culture of Human Tumor Cells (Culture of Specialized Cells)
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.