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Safety in Cell and Tissue Culture - Glyn N. Stacey

Safety in Cell and Tissue Culture

By: Glyn N. Stacey (Editor), A. Doyle (Editor), Peter Hambleton (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780412827907
Number Of Pages: 244

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"Written by some of the leading world experts in this area, Safety in Cell and Tissue Culture provides thorough background detail in fundamental aspects including relevant cell biology, the origin of potential hazards and strategies to minimize any risk to laboratory workers. Practical advice is also provided on laboratory design, construction and routine procedures. The latter chapters providing vital information on aseptic work operations and containment at the industrial scale, and up-to-date regulatory information and advice on the use of genetically modified organisms and transportation."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Industry Reviews

`This book is interesting first at all for biotechnologists and for industrial companies which all should urgently buy this book.'
Cellular and Molecular Biology, 45:4 (1999)

List of Contributors
Source materialsp. 1
Cell biology aspects of safety in cell culturep. 26
Viral contamination of cell culturesp. 49
Laboratory practicep. 64
Planning and design of a cell and tissue culture laboratoryp. 87
Quality control and validationp. 102
Containment facilities: design, construction and working practicesp. 116
Scale-up of animal cell culture systemsp. 135
Production and containment of bioreactor processesp. 155
Risk assessmentp. 173
Safety aspects of genetic modification proceduresp. 189
International guidelines for safe packaging and transport of biological materialsp. 205
Addresses of relevant international organizationsp. 223
Articles 118-120 of the Detailed Regulations of the UPU Conventionp. 223
Countries with import and export restrictions for NPBS and IPBS for national postal servicesp. 224
Transportation and Packaging (Numerical Order)p. 226
Suppliers of Certified Transport Containersp. 232
Classification of Microorganismsp. 233
Containment Level for Cell Culturep. 235
Indexp. 236
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ISBN: 9780412827907
ISBN-10: 0412827905
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: December 1998
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.64