Extraction Laboratory and Cell Line

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Title: Extraction Laboratory and Cell Line
Description: Anticancer drugs can now be tested on human cancer cell lines in vitro for cytotoxicity and effectiveness without the use of animals. In an assay like this, color changes in the wells show what proportion of cultured cancer cells remain alive after they have been exposed to the test drug. The plates are read by computer, and results are automatically sent to a centralized computer where they are converted into graphic reports.
Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Medical Devices
Type: Color, Photo
Source: Frederick Cancer Research Facility
Creator: Bill Branson (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-8710-3391
Date Created: October 1987
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.