RE: proliferation assays

From:"Edwards, R.E."

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From: Mike King []
Sent: 05 June 2002 16:54
Subject: proliferation assays

Those interested in the issue of BrdU labeling for proliferating cells will
find this paper very informative.  One quote: "...neither single nor
repeated daily injections of BUdR accurately measure 'proliferation'."
Accurate measurement of proliferation variables is apparently far from

Brain Res Dev Brain Res 2002 Mar 31;134(1-2):77-85  Dynamics of cell
proliferation in the adult dentate gyrus of two inbred strains of mice.
Hayes NL, Nowakowski RS.
       Is the  answer to  put  the  BrdU in  the  animals  water???
                                                                   Richard  Edwards

UF Neuroscience
Gainesville FL

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