Cell Lines as Biological Models: Practical Steps for More Reliable Research

Amanda Capes-Davis*, Amos Bairoch, Tanya Barrett, Edward Burnett, Wilhelm G. Dirks, Erin M. Hall, Lyn Healy, Douglas A. Kniss, Christopher Korch, Yuqin Liu, Richard M. Neve, Raymond W. Nims, Barbara Parodi, Rebecca E. Schweppe, Douglas R. Storts, Fang Tian

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Research in toxicology relies on in vitro models such as cell lines. These living models are prone to change and may be described in publications with insufficient information or quality control testing. This article sets out recommendations to improve the reliability of cell-based research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1733-1736
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Research in Toxicology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sept 2019

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