Biotechnology Techniques

, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 385–388 | Cite as

Bioreactor magnetic fields do not affect growth and antibody productivity of GAP-A3 hybridomas

  • Robert S. Cherry
  • Michael A. Robinson


GAP-A3 hybridoma cells grown in T-flasks exposed to the rotating magnetic field of a spinner flask stirrer base show no effect of stirrer speed in the range 0–150 rpm on their growth rate or antibody productivity. Similarly mechanically and magnetically driven spinner flasks at 48 and 70 rpm show no difference in these rates that may be attributed to the magnetic field.


Growth Rate Magnetic Field Antibody Productivity Stirrer Speed Spinner Flask 
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© Science & Technology Letters 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. Cherry
    • 1
  • Michael A. Robinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Biochemical EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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