Provides scientists with step-by-step methods for easy use in the lab when cultivating and experimenting with blood cells. Covering a range of human and mouse cell types, this laboratory manual includes contributions from more than twenty leading investigators who offer their practical expertise on a wide range of topics. Features detailed instructions for reagent preparation and information on the latest specialized equipment and supplies.
Partial table of contents:
PRIMITIVE PROGENITOR ASSAYS.
Cobblestone Area Forming Cell (CAFC) Assay (R. Ploemacher).
Assay for Murine Blast Cell Colonies (N. Katayama & M. Ogawa).
Serum-Deprived Cultures of Primary Hematopoietic Cells (G. Migliaccio & A. Migliaccio).
COLONY-FORMING ASSAYS FOR MALIGNANT CELLS.
Colony-Forming Assays for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (S. Rogers, et al.).
LONG-TERM ASSAYS AND IMMORTALIZATION.
Long-Term Culture of Human Myeloid Cells (H. Sutherland & C. Eaves).
Immortalization of Hematopoietic Cells (C. MacDonald).
PURIFICATION OF PROGENITOR CELLS.
Purification of Murine Granulocyte-Macrophage Progenitor Cells (CFU-GM) Using Counterflow Centrifugal Elutriation (S. Cooper & H. Broxmeyer).
OTHER SYSTEMS AND ASSAYS.
Culture of Human and Mouse Bone Marrow Stromal Cells (S. Perkins & R. Fleischman).
List of Suppliers.
Series: Culture of Specialized Cells
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.45 x 17.96
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1