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Wound healing assays: Single-cell migration assays

Cell migration is involved in a multitude of critical physiological and pathological processes. Cell motility can be divided into collective and single-cell migration. Single-cell migration is used by cells to move towards and between tissues, and it can be split into amoeboid and mesenchymal migration. A variety of in vitro assays have been developed to study single-cell migration.

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Can your University use live cell imaging in classrooms? - Part 1 - Lux2 for educational purposes

Live-cell imaging is the study of living cells using time-lapse microscopy. It is a technology that could contribute to a better understanding of biological function through the study of dynamic cellular processes. However, besides the contribution to research, it could also pay a significant contribution to the way certain educational programs are currently organized.

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Cell proliferation assays supported by live cell imaging

Live-cell imaging supports standard end-point biological assays assessing proliferation, metabolic activity and viability, immunological responses, and DNA damage by enabling monitoring of cellular confluence, proliferation, and viability in real-time.

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Seeing is believing: Label-free time-lapse microscopy for quantifying cell proliferation

Cell proliferation assays are used in a wide variety of contexts. For example, proliferation can be used to gauge the health of new transgenic cell lines or to evaluate the success of tissue regeneration experiments. Quantitative cell proliferation assays are also essential for evaluating the dose-response of new pharmaceutical agents, such as in the context of anti-cancer drug development.

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