• John L. Darling
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 64)


A majority of malignant gliomas yield vigorous short-term cultures which are apparently derived from the tumour cells and not stroma. In a high proportion of cases, perhaps 30-40%, these short-term lines will give rise to established cell lines. It is the purpose of this review to examine the current methodology for preparing short-term cultures from malignant glioma and the other major types of intracranial tumours and some of the characteristics of such cultures.


Glioma Cell Malignant Glioma Human Glioma Glioma Cell Line Human Brain Tumour 
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