A call for consensus standards to ensure the quality of cell lines

Posted by on June 14, 2016 7:57 pm
Categories: health

Permanent lines of cloned cells are mainstays of biomedical research. Yet, all too often, they are misidentified or cross-contaminated. Scientists now call for ‘community action’ to assemble a ‘comprehensive toolkit for assuring the quality of cell lines’ employed at the start of every study.

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