Further Reading – Reviews

American Type Culture Collection Standards Development Organization Workgroup ASN-0002 (2010) Cell line misidentification: The beginning of the end.  Nat Rev Cancer 10: 441-8.  PMID: 20448633.

Buehring GC, Eby EA, Eby MJ (2004) Cell line cross-contamination: How aware are Mammalian cell culturists of the problem and how to monitor it?  In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 40: 211-5.  PMID: 15638703.

Capes-Davis A, Theodosopoulos G, Atkin I, Drexler HG, Kohara A, Macleod RA, Masters JR, Nakamura Y, Reid YA, Reddel RR, Freshney RI (2010) Check your cultures! A list of cross-contaminated or misidentified cell lines.  Int J Cancer 127: 1-8.  PMID: 20143388.

Drexler HG, Dirks WG, Matsuo Y, MacLeod RA (2003) False leukemia-lymphoma cell lines: An update on over 500 cell lines.  Leukemia 17: 416-26.  PMID: 12592342.

Hughes P, Marshall D, Reid Y, Parkes H, Gelber C (2007) The costs of using unauthenticated, over-passaged cell lines: How much more data do we need?  Biotechniques 43: 575, 577-8, 581-2 passim.  PMID: 18072586.

Lorsch JR, Collins FS, Lippincott-Schwartz J (2014) Cell Biology. Fixing problems with cell lines. Science 346: 1452-3. PMID: 25525228.

MacLeod RA, Dirks WG, Matsuo Y, Kaufmann M, Milch H, Drexler HG (1999) Widespread intraspecies cross-contamination of human tumor cell lines arising at source.  Int J Cancer 83: 555-63.  PMID: 10508494.

Masters JR (2002) False cell lines: The problem and a solution.  Cytotechnology 39: 69-74.  PMID: 19003294.

Nardone RM (2007) Eradication of cross-contaminated cell lines: A call for action.  Cell Biol Toxicol 23: 367-72.  PMID: 17522957.

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