Animal Cell Culture: A Practical Approach 3rd Edition by John R. Masters (Editor)

By John R. Masters (Editor)

This re-creation of Animal mobilephone tradition covers new or up to date chapters on mobilephone authentication, serum-free tradition, apoptosis assays, FISH, genetic amendment, scale-up, stem phone assays, three-d tradition, tissue engineering and cytotoxicity assays. precise protocols for a large choice of tools give you the center of every bankruptcy, making new method simply available. every body operating in organic and clinical study, no matter if in academia or a advertisement association, practising telephone tradition will gain vastly from this ebook.

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8 is usually inhibitory to cell growth. Factors affecting the pH stability of the medium are buffer capacity and type, headspace, and glucose concentration. The normal buffer system in tissue culture media is the carbon dioxide bicarbonate system analogous to that in blood. This is a weak buffer system, in that it has a pKa well below the physiological optimum. It also requires the addition of carbon dioxide to the headspace above the medium to prevent the 24 SCALING-UP OF ANIMAL CELL CULTURES loss of carbon dioxide and an increase in hydroxyl ions.

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LDH is measured in cell-free medium at 30°C by following the oxidation of NADH by the change in absorbance at 340 nm. The reaction is initiated by the addition of pyruvate (2). One unit of activity is defined as 1 umol/min NADH consumed. LDH is released by dead/dying cells and is therefore a quantitative measurement of loss of cell viability. To measure viable cells a reverse assay can be performed by controlled lysis of the cells and measuring the increase in LDH. 1 Culture vessel and growth surfaces The standard non-disposable material for growth of animal cells is glass, although this is replaced by stainless steel in larger cultures.

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