By Robert K.M. Hay, Jae-Gahb Park, Adi Gazdar
Human tumor cells in tradition are precious for learning melanoma motives and homes. this useful reference presents valuable details for melanoma researchers on favourite, confirmed tumor mobilephone strains of the most important human organ systems.
Atlas of Human Tumor mobile Lines comprises information approximately morphological, metabolic, genetic, and progress features of human tumor cells, with morphological features provided in additional than 250 photomicrographs. It additionally includes details for developing and keeping human tumor telephone traces in tradition, and every bankruptcy covers destiny views.
* Covers well-characterized tumor mobilephone strains from the foremost human organ systems
* offers over 250 photomicrographs, either phase-contrast and electron micrographs
* incorporates a record of key references for every chapter
* Written by means of world-renowned experts
Read Online or Download Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines PDF
Best cell biology books
Spirulina Platensis, a blue-green algae, has been famous and used world wide as a conventional resource of protein within the meals undefined. The makes use of and mass cultivation of this algae have risen considerably because of an elevated knowing of its organic platforms. ; this article includes distinctive descriptions of either the biology and the biotechnological makes use of of Spirulina Platensis.
This atlas of sensible ultrastructure offers not just an in depth perception into the complicated constitution and association of cells and tissues but in addition into particular services fulfilled by way of a number of the mobile organelles and the dynamics of the various approaches inside of cells. the big choice of electron micrographs, including these from immunoelectron microscopy, is complemented by means of thorough explanatory texts and schemes.
Every one quantity of Advances in Pharmacology presents a wealthy number of stories on well timed themes. Emphasis is put on the molecular foundation of drug motion, either utilized and experimental
Even supposing DNA fingerprinting is a truly younger department of molecular genetics, being slightly six years previous, its contemporary impression on technology, legislations and politics has been dramatic. the appliance of DNA finger printing to forensic and criminal medication has assured a excessive public profile for this expertise, and certainly, scarcely every week is going by way of with out the clicking reporting yet one more crime effectively solved by means of molec ular genetics.
Additional info for Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines
Harsh, G. , Keating, M. , Escobedo, J. , and Williams, L. T. (1990). Platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) autocrine components in human tumor cell lines. J. Neurooncol. 8, 1-12. Hart, I. , Richardson, W. , and Raff, M. (1989). PDGF receptors on cells of the oligodendrocyte-type-2 astrocyte (0-2A) cell lineage. Development 105, 595603. , Wikstrand, C. , Friedman, H. , Bigner, S. , Trojanowski, J. , and Bigner, D. D. (1991). Differentiation characteristics of newly established medulloblastoma cell lines (D384 Med, D425 Med, and D458 Med) and their transplantable xenografts.
Neurol. 51, 272-280. , and Van Obberghen, E. (1988). Expression of two types of receptor for insulin-like growth factors in human malignant glioma. Cancer Res. 48, 1233-1237. Geller, H. , and Dubois-Dalcq, M. (1988). Antigenic and functional characterization of a rat central nervous system-derived cell line immortalized by a retroviral vector. J. Cell Biol. 107, 1977-1986. Gerosa, M. , De Carli, L, and Delia Valle, G. (1989). Overexpression of N-ras oncogene and epidermal growth factor receptor gene in human glioblastomas.
The rearranged gene encodes a truncated mRNA that lacks the coding sequence for a functioning Abl protein, lacking the tyrosine kinase domain. The significanceof thisfinding is unknown. Studiesof fourgliomacell lines (HeRo, A-172, T-406, T-508) showed a moderate amplification of c-myb in two cases (HeRo and T-406) but no relative increase in the corresponding mRNA level (Welter et 2 Human Glioma Cell Lines 29 ai, 1990). , 1989). All cell lines but one were shown to express c-myc mRNA, whereas none expressed N-myc mRNA.
Atlas of Human Tumor Cell Lines by Robert K.M. Hay, Jae-Gahb Park, Adi Gazdar