Published in Cancer Weekly, January 30th, 2001
The model combines explanted rat bladder tissue and fluorescent stained cancer cells in a culture system that mimics the human bladder.
Researchers at Southampton General Hospital in Hants, England, developed the new model. Rat bladder tissues grown in serum-supplemented medium were seeded with parental and resistant MGH-U1 urothelial cancer cells. Seeded cells were allowed to grow and become established prior to being tested. Before the cancer cells...
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