Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123335302, 9781483288628

Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines

1st Edition

Editors: Robert Hay Jae-Gahb Park Adi Gazdar
eBook ISBN: 9781483288628
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd February 1994
Page Count: 486
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Human tumor cells in culture are valuable for studying cancer causes and properties. This convenient reference provides useful information for cancer researchers on commonly used, established tumor cell lines of the major human organ systems.

Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines includes data about morphological, metabolic, genetic, and growth characteristics of human tumor cells, with morphological characteristics presented in more than 250 photomicrographs. It also contains information for establishing and maintaining human tumor cell lines in culture, and each chapter covers future perspectives.

Key Features

  • Covers well-characterized tumor cell lines from the major human organ systems
  • Presents over 250 photomicrographs, both phase-contrast and electron micrographs
  • Includes a list of key references for each chapter
  • Written by world-renowned experts

Table of Contents

Quality Control and Characterization of Cell Lines. Human Glioma Cell Lines. Tumor Cell Lines of the Peripheral Nervous System. Head and Neck Tumor Cell Lines. Cell Culture of Lung Cancers. Cell Lines from Human Breast. Hepatocellular Carcinomas. Hematopoietic Cell Lines. Human Sarcoma Cells in Culture. Cell Lines from Eosophagel Tumors. Gastric Tumor Cell Lines. Colorectal Cancer Cell Lines. Cell Lines from Urinary Bladder Tumors. The Female Reproductive System: Cell Lines from Tumors of the Human Ovary and Uterus. The Male Reproductive System: Prostatic Cell Lines. Melanocyte and Melanoma Cell Lines. Cell Lines from Human Germ Cell Tumors.


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About the Editor

Robert Hay

Affiliations and Expertise

Scottish Agricultural Science Agency, Edinburgh, Scotland

Jae-Gahb Park

Affiliations and Expertise

Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea

Adi Gazdar

Affiliations and Expertise

Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

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