Electrophysiological Studies of Normal and Neoplastic Cells in Tissue Culture

  • P. G. Nelson
Part of the Current Topics in Neurobiology book series (CTNB)


A number of tissue culture preparations have been extensively studied electrophysiologically, and this chapter will seek to summarize some of the observations which have been made on a number of continuous cell lines and on long-term cultures of normal, dissociated nerve and muscle cells. No attempt will be made to cover the valuable studies of nerve and muscle explants which have appeared over the past several years (Corner and Crain, 1972; Crain et al., 1970; Peterson and Crain, 1970).


Dorsal Root Ganglion Current Pulse Neoplastic Cell Neuroblastoma Cell Electrical Coupling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. G. Nelson
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  1. 1.Behavioral Biology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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