Gibco Cancer Basics

Gibco Cancer Basics is an introduction to cancer cell culture, covering topics such as the biology of cancer, cell line culture, and the culture of cancer spheroids.

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hallmarks of cancer

Learn about Resisting Cell Death and the other hallmarks of cancer by downloading our free cancer culture handbook, Build models that drive breakthroughs. A companion handbook that introduces the fundamentals of cancer cell culture, overview of specific cancers and the ten hallmarks of cancer. Download a copy to keep as a frequent reference guide.

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Downloadable application notes covering spheroid culture, organoid culture (coming soon), and cell line protocols.

Spheroid culture for cancer biology application note

In addition to traditional 2D cancer culture, scientists are investigating 3D models such as spheroid cultures as a more physiologically relevant model. This application note provides a background to cancer spheroid culture.

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Compare basal media formulations side by side and download your selections.

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View these cancer line-specific protocols that describe conditions designed for consistent culture and transfection of popular breast, liver, lung and prostate cancer cell lines.

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Build models that drive breakthroughs

hallmarks of cancer

Learn about Resisting Cell Death and the other hallmarks of cancer by downloading our free cancer culture handbook, Build models that drive breakthroughs. A companion handbook that introduces the fundamentals of cancer cell culture, overview of specific cancers and the ten hallmarks of cancer. Download a copy to keep as a frequent reference guide.

Download now

Downloadable application notes covering spheroid culture, organoid culture (coming soon), and cell line protocols.

Spheroid culture for cancer biology application note

In addition to traditional 2D cancer culture, scientists are investigating 3D models such as spheroid cultures as a more physiologically relevant model. This application note provides a background to cancer spheroid culture.

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Sign in to download literature that can help you with cell culture and transfection.

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Compare basal media formulations side by side and download your selections.

View formulations

View these cancer line-specific protocols that describe conditions designed for consistent culture and transfection of popular breast, liver, lung and prostate cancer cell lines.

View protocols

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Cell Culture & Transfection Learning Center
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Media Formulation Tool
Find the right Gibco media formulation for DMEM, DMEM/F-12, MEM, and RPMI-1640 media.

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