Measurement of cell volume and fluid transport in MDCK cysts by video microscopy

George A. Tanner, James A. McAteer

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A method for measuring cell volume and fluid transport rate in Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cysts is described. The method uses Nomarski optics and video microscopy to record changes in cyst dimensions in an in vitro superfusion system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of tissue culture methods: Tissue Culture Association manual of cell, tissue, and organ culture procedures
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1991



  • Madin-Darby canine kidney
  • Nomarski differential interference contrast
  • epithelial cysts
  • fluid secretion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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