Tumor Sensitivity Assay

Tumor Sensitivity Assay
  • Screen for effects of anticancer compounds
  • Uses traditional 3D soft agar matrix
  • Fully quantify tumor sensitivity with no manual cell counting
  • Results in 6-8 days, not 3 weeks


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CytoSelect™ 96-Well In Vitro Tumor Sensitivity Assay
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96 assays
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CytoSelect™ 96-Well In Vitro Tumor Sensitivity Assay
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5 x 96 assays
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Traditionally, the soft agar colony formation assay has been used to monitor anchorage-independent growth. Cells proliferate for 3-4 weeks in a semisolid culture medium, followed by tedious manual counting of colonies.

Our CytoSelect™ 96-Well In Vitro Tumor Sensitivity Assay provides a stringent, anchorage-independent model for chemosenstivity testing and screening of potential anticancer drugs. After just 6-8 days, cell colonies are quantified using a standard colorimetric microplate reader.

CytoSelect™ 96-Well In Vitro Tumor Sensitivity Assay Principle.

Inhibition of HeLa Cell Anchorage-Independent Growth by Taxol. HeLa cells were cultured for 7 days in the absence (top) or presence (bottom) of 1 nM Taxol according to the assay protocol.

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