Viral Culture Technique

Cytopathic effect (CPE) of Viruses: Types with Examples

Cytopathic effect (CPE) of Viruses: Types with Examples

Cytopathic effect (CPE) refers to morphological changes in host cells because of viral infection. It may aid in viral disease diagnosis.

Shell Vial Cell Culture

Shell Vial Cell Culture

Shell vial culture involves inoculation of the clinical specimen on cell monolayer for rapid detection of viruses in vitro.

Embryonated Egg Cultures for Viruses

Embryonated Egg Cultures for Viruses

Embryonated chicken eggs are used for the cultivation of some viruses. The viruses grow in the cells of the embryo and membranes.

Bacteriophage Plaque Assay: Principle, Procedure, Results

Bacteriophage Plaque Assay: Principle, Procedure, Results

Lysis of the bacteriophage is indicated by the formation of a zone of clearing or plaque within the lawn of bacteria.

Animal Cell Culture: Types, Applications

Animal Cell Culture: Types, Applications

Cells used to culture are fibroblast, lymphocytes, cells from cardiac and skeletal tissues, cells from liver, breast, skin, kidney, and tumor cells.

Henrietta Lacks and Origin of HeLa Cells

Henrietta Lacks and Origin of HeLa Cells

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Continuous Cell Line

Continuous cell line has acquired the ability to proliferate indefinitely through mutations.