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Mitotic Index

  • Richard D. Campbell

Abstract

The mitotic index (percentage of cells in mitosis at any time) provides a measure of the capacity of cells to divide and of the rate of cell division. It is used to identify the sites of growth within a tissue and to determine which cell types are dividing.

Keywords

Mitotic Index Phase Contrast Microscopy Interstitial Cell Mitotic Cell Cell Cycle Kinetic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard D. Campbell
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  1. 1.Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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