NMR Analysis of Cancer Cells

  • Carolyn E. Mountford
  • Kerry T. Holmes
  • Ian C. P. Smith
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine book series (PCBM, volume 3)

Abstract

Nuclear magnetic resonance has been used to study cancer cells for almost two decades. Much confusion has been generated in the past due to heterogeneity of cell populations and to differences in sample preparation. Improved instrumentation and a better understanding of the complex growth patterns of cancer cells has led to more accurate measurements and to better control of samples. A brief overview of the NMR method is presented.

Keywords

DMSO Doxorubicin Alanine Fluorine Deuterium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carolyn E. Mountford
    • 1
  • Kerry T. Holmes
    • 1
  • Ian C. P. Smith
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (Sydney Branch), Blackburn BuildingUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Division of Biological SciencesNational Research CouncilOttawaCanada

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