Tiny black particles vibrating in my cell culture...Contamination?

EK nobody at elnino.com
Wed Feb 4 14:53:24 EST 2004

> dont know for sure:) we just dont like it under microscope:) I had an
> experiance of working with LNCaP human prostate adenocarcinoma cell
> line... that was an interesting one... a lot of debris were floating
> around, and the cells were VERY SATISFIED with that, and when i tried
> to wash the plate ---> their cell cycle slowed down...

Well, I never had any debris floating in my plates with LNCaP. I believe it
is just low quality of serum or other additives that you use that
precipitate during growth.

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