Ran Chen
  • Stanford University
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
  • 7 Author merit
7 Protocols published
Isolation and Culture of Mouse Bone Marrow-derived Macrophages (BMM’phi’)
Author:  Ran Chen, date: 02/05/2012, view: 40086, Q&A: 13
Bone marrow derived macrophages are a type of white blood cell that can be isolated from mammalian bone marrow. In this protocol, a method is described in which bone marrow cells are isolated from mouse leg bones (femur and tibia), and then ...
MTT Assay of Cell Numbers after Drug/Toxin Treatment
Author:  Ran Chen, date: 04/05/2011, view: 15452, Q&A: 1
MTT assay is a colorimetric method for measuring the activity of enzymes in living cells that reduce MTT to formazan dyes, giving a purple color. It is commonly used to determine cytotoxicity of potential medicinal agents and toxic materials, since ...