Advances in Cell Culture - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120079032, 9781483215037

Advances in Cell Culture, Volume 3

1st Edition

Editors: Karl Maramorosch
eBook ISBN: 9781483215037
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st May 1984
Page Count: 242
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Table of Contents


Contributors to Volume 3


Preface


Philip Rodney White


Contents of Previous Volumes


Protoplasts and Plant Viruses


I. Virus Infection of Plant Protoplasts


II. Virus Replication in Plant Protoplasts


III. Resistance to Virus Infection


IV. In Vitro Methods for Recovering Virus Resistance


V. Perspectives and Problems for Genetic Engineering


References


Applications of Flow Cytometry to Tissue Culture Systems


I. Introduction


II. What Is Flow Cytometry?


III. Cell Kinetic Analysis


IV. Chromosome Analysis


V. Cell Marker Analysis


VI. Cell Functional Analysis


VII. Detection and Cloning of Mutant and Hybrid Cells


VIII. Conclusions


References


Plant Tissue Culture Systems for Screening of Plant Growth Regulators: Hormones, Herbicides, and Natural Phytotoxins


I. Introduction: General Considerations


II. Screening for Hormonal Activities


III. Screening for Yield Enhancement


IV. Screening Phytotoxic Compounds


V. Drift, Instability, Habituation, Phenotypic Adaptations, and Other Problems


VI. Concluding Remarks


VII. Appendix: Nomenclature of Growth Regulators


References


Microsporida in Cell Culture


I. Introduction


II. A Description of the Microsporida


III. Establishing Microsporida in Cell Cultures


IV. Observations of Microsporida in Cell Cultures


V. Other Techniques


VI. Uses of Microsporida in Cell Cultures


VII. Conclusion


References


Growth Factors and Hemopoietic Cell Differentiation


I. Blood Cell Diversity


II. Colony Stimulating Factors: Nomenclature

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Description

Advances in Cell Culture, Volume 3 is a compilation of articles in the field of cell culture. The chapters in the book are prepared by recognized authorities in their specialized fields. The text deals with all the aspects of cell culture, which includes the growth of individual cells or cell populations, the growth of small fragments of explanted tissue, the growth of organs, and the growth of obligate parasites in cell culture systems.

This volume provides reviews of important aspects of in vitro cultivation and presents the increasing understanding of the wide ramifications of in vitro techniques. The book also focuses on specific topics in cell culture such as protoplasts and plant viruses; applications of flow cytometry to tissue culture systems; plant tissue culture systems for screening of plant growth regulators; growth factors and hemopoietic cell differentiation; and mosquito cell culture. A chapter is also devoted to a biographical sketch of Philip R. White, remembered for his pioneering plant tissue culture work and his contributions to animal cell culture and to in vitro research as a whole.

Cell biologists and researchers who use in vitro techniques will find the book highly informative and insightful.


Details

No. of pages:
242
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1984
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483215037

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About the Editors

Karl Maramorosch Editor

Professor Karl Maramorosch works at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA