Principles of Morphological and Biochemical Methods for the Detection of Mycoplasma Contaminants of Cell Cultures

  • Eric J. Stanbridge
  • Carol Katayama
Part of the Cellular Senescence and Somatic Cell Genetics book series (CSSCG, volume 3)


Following the first report of mycoplasmal contamination of cells in culture (1), informed investigators have realized their importance and have instituted routine screening procedures for the detection of mycoplasmas.


Acridine Orange Biochemical Method Nuclear Area Mycoplasma Contamination Mycoplasma Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric J. Stanbridge
    • 1
  • Carol Katayama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Microbiology School of MedicineUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA

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