Verifying Cell Lines Is A Really Big Deal

News   Feb 27, 2017 | Original story from NIST

 
Verifying Cell Lines Is A Really Big Deal

A fluorescent microscope image of NIH 3T3 fibroblast cells, a commonly used mouse cell line. Microtubules within the cell appear green while the nuclei show as red. NIST and partners are developing tools, datasets and a standardized authentication method to ensure the identity of mouse cell lines used in research. Credit: Jan Schmoranzer, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

 
 
 

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