Make all cells in a dish apoptotic

L. Beausang popeye at
Sat Nov 2 10:01:21 EST 1996

Bogdan Djuricic wrote:
> Does anybody have an idea how to make cells in a culture (e.g. thymocytes,
> astrocytes, or hepatocytes) _all_ apoptotic within a short time-period, i.e.
> shorter than needed for secondary necosis to appear.
> Thanks,
> Bogdan Djuricic
> Biochemistry
> Belgrade, YUry
I think your best bet would be exposure to tumor necrosis factor alpha.
If you are interested I could cite several references for you.

-Lee Anne Beausang

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