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QuestionL: Organ Culture

Post by hahahaha » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:56 am

Why is it diffcult to maintain organ culture over long periods?

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Post by MrMistery » Fri Aug 19, 2005 8:53 pm

Because the cells die :D
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Post by Poison » Sat Aug 20, 2005 5:48 pm

Yes. Keeping cells alive is not as easy as you think. :)
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Post by mith » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:26 pm

do you mean tissue or a whole organ?
I too am curious as to what would happen if you placed organs for donations into a culture instead of simply ice as it is done now.
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Post by Poison » Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:34 pm

I think he/she meant tissue.
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Aug 21, 2005 7:27 pm

Oh yeah... I had tissue culture on my mind...
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