Glioblastoma and Antibiotics

Kumar Pandya KPandya at
Sat Aug 12 15:57:27 EST 1995

In article <DD4wq5.32x at>, Sean Stevens
<stevens at> wrote:

>         I recently received a frozen stock of glioblastoma cells (I
forget the 
> exact strain) and although the media is listed there is no mention of 
> antibiotics. We regularly add penicillin and streptomycin to our tissue 
> culture cells; is there any reason not to do so with glioblastomas?

     We work on a number of astroglioma cell lines ( ch235,
u251,sk,sttg,crt) in our lab and add Pen-Strep to their respective media.
Perhaps your particular cell line has a special restriction

Kumar Pandya 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
KPandya at

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