Methodologies Applied to Establish Cell Cultures in Prostate Cancer

  • Anne T. CollinsEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1786)


This chapter focuses on primary cultures of the human malignant prostate. Current abilities to isolate and culture stem cells, transit-amplifying cells, and secretory luminal cells are described. Advantages and limitations of this model system are also discussed.

Key words

Primary culture Prostate Cancer Feeders Epithelial cells Stromal cells 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.YCR Cancer Research Unit, Department of BiologyUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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