book on cell-culturing
xvictor at mailchem.byu.edu
Wed Feb 21 15:40:17 EST 2001
Title: Culture of animal cells : a manual of basic technique
Author: Freshney, R. Ian.
I had given the book information in the news group reply before that. This was
additional info that Harri Hassinen had asked for and I did not include the
title again. Sorry about that.
Farida Safadi-Chamberlain wrote:
> So what is the book? you did not include the book reference that you
> described in your message.
> Farida Safadi-Chamberlain, Ph.D.
> Department of Biochemistry
> Colorado State University
> Fort Collins, CO 80523
> On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Xylophone Victor wrote:
> > I apologize for the delay in replying to your mail. I had some server
> > problems sending mails. I sent the mails many times and all of them
> > bounced. Sorry if you get many mails.
> > I do have personal experience with this book. We use this book as a
> > reference whenever we have problem.
> > I learnt to do cell culture from a person who had a very good experience
> > in cell culture techniques. So, basically I follow procedures that I was
> > taught by her. But, I frequently refer to this book.
> > The book gives a very detailed explanation of the tissue culture, the
> > biology, the essential equipment, aseptic technique, safety, culture
> > vessels.
> > It also talks about primary culture, cell lines, cell separation,
> > characterization, differentiation, transformation, cryopreservation and
> > more. I would say it has just about anything you would want to know to
> > do cell culture.
> > Technique wise, it is a good book.
> > But, there are things that I always do that do not match with what it
> > says in the book. These I learnt from the personal experiences of others
> > who have done a lot of cell culture. It is always good to ask someone
> > who has had a lot of experience.
> > Hope this information is of help to you.
> > Harri Hassinen wrote:
> > > Can anyone suggest a good book a cell-culturing, including basic
> > > techniques and theory? I have received data and teaching from many
> > > people but often would like to have some sort of source for reference.
> > >
> > > And thank you all in advance!
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