Experientia

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 492–495 | Cite as

Survival of BSC-1 cells through the maintenance of cell volume brought about by epidermal growth factor depends on attachment to the substratum

  • Y. Shiba
  • Y. Kanno
Research Articles

Summary

Addition of epidermal growth factor to culture medium without calf serum suppressed the increase in cell volume and then enhanced the survival of BSC-1 cells attached to culture dishes. However, these effects of epidermal growth factor were not observed in the case of cells on dishes coated with heat-denatured bovine serum albumin.

Key words

BSC-1 cells cell survival cell volume cell adhesion epidermal growth factor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Shiba
    • 1
  • Y. Kanno
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oral PhysiologyHiroshima University School of DentistryHiroshima(Japan)

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