Make all cells in a dish apoptotic

David Voehringer ylek at
Mon Nov 4 07:45:50 EST 1996

Irradiate them

In article <327B6241.2FDB at> "L. Beausang" <popeye at> writes:
>From: "L. Beausang" <popeye at>
>Subject: Re: Make all cells in a dish apoptotic
>Date: Sat, 2 Nov 1996 15:01:21 GMT

>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

David W. Voehringer
Department of Experimental Radiotherapy
Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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