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Growth Measurements

Estimation of Cell Division and Cell Expansion

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Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB,volume 318)

Abstract

The main parameters for the estimation of growth within in vitro cultures are reviewed. Procedures to measure these parameters are described, emphasizing in each case their convenience of use, depending on the features of the culture to evaluate.

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  • Cell counting
  • duplication time
  • dry weight
  • fresh weight
  • growth index
  • packed cell volume

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Godoy-Hernández, G., Vázquez-Flota, F.A. (2006). Growth Measurements. In: Loyola-Vargas, V.M., Vázquez-Flota, F. (eds) Plant Cell Culture Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology™, vol 318. Humana Press. https://doi.org/10.1385/1-59259-959-1:051

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