NASA Logo, External Link
Facebook icon, External Link to NASA STI page on Facebook Twitter icon, External Link to NASA STI on Twitter YouTube icon, External Link to NASA STI Channel on YouTube RSS icon, External Link to New NASA STI RSS Feed AddThis share icon
 

Record Details

Record 7 of 899
Improved Method for Culturing Guinea-Pig Macrophage Cells
Author and Affiliation:
Savage, J.(Alabama A&M University)
Abstract: Proper nutrients and periodic changes in culture medium maintain cell viability for a longer period. New method uses a thioglycolate solution, instead of mineral oil, to induce macrophage cells in guinea pigs and also uses an increased percent of fetal-calf bovine serum in cultivation medium. Macrophage cells play significant roles in the body's healing and defense systems.
Publication Date: Nov 01, 1982
Document ID:
19810000177
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 81B10177
Subject Category: LIFE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number: MFS-25307
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 6; 2; P. 176
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Huntsville, AL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: CULTURE TECHNIQUES; CYTOLOGY; GUINEA PIGS; MACROPHAGES; THIOLS; VIABILITY
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: See Also NASA CR-158777(N79-27814/TB)
› Back to Top
Find Similar Records
NASA Logo, External Link
NASA Official: Gerald Steeman
Site Curator: STI Program
Last Modified: August 17, 2011
Contact Us