Eradication of cross-contaminated cell lines: A call for action

@article{Nardone2007EradicationOC,
  title={Eradication of cross-contaminated cell lines: A call for action},
  author={Roland M. Nardone},
  journal={Cell Biology and Toxicology},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={367-372}
}
  • R. Nardone
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cell Biology and Toxicology
This “white paper” was prepared and widely disseminated in an attempt to sound an alarm about the long-term existence of a grave, unresolved and growing problem that affects a significant portion of biomedical research, namely, the use of misidentified and cross-contaminated cell cultures. The “white paper” shows how bold action could bring about a profession-wide change in practice that would prevent further erosion. Misidentification and inter- and intra-specific cross-contamination of… Expand
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