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How to choose a cell-health assay

Terry Riss
Promega Corporation
Publication Date: January 2014 tpub_148


Choosing  the most appropriate cell-health assay for your experiment can be difficult. In this article we highlight the major considerations for choosing an assay and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different assays for answering different types of experimental questions ranging from "Are my cells dead?" to "How did my cells die?"

How to Cite This Article

Scientific Style and Format, 7th edition, 2006

Riss, T. How to Choose a Cell Health Assay. [Internet] January 2014 tpub_148. [cited: year, month, date]. Available from:

American Medical Association, Manual of Style, 10th edition, 2007

Riss, T. How to Choose a Cell Health Assay. Promega Corporation Web site. Updated January 2014 tpub_148. Accessed Month Day, Year.