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Quantification of Cells in Culture

  • Arleen Richardson
  • Sergey Fedoroff
Protocol
Part of the Springer Protocols Handbooks book series (SPH)

Abstract

Cell enumeration using the hemocytometer is applicable when determining the number of cells in a suspension, and when the number of samples to be analyzed is relatively small. Hemocytometry is also useful for determining the proportion of singly dispersed cells in a suspension, and for estimating the frequency of viable cells.

Keywords

Counting Chamber Tritiated Thymidine Multiwell Plate Nonviable Cell Scintillation Solution 
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Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arleen Richardson
    • 1
  • Sergey Fedoroff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of MedicineUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

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