Flow Cytometric Analysis of Uveal Melanoma

Durie, Fiona Hamilton (1991) Flow Cytometric Analysis of Uveal Melanoma. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

Uveal melanoma, although a comparatively rare tumour of man, is the commonest malignant tumour of the eye. The tumours can be composed of varying cell types; pure spindle, pure epithelioid and a mixture of spindle and epithelioid cells, with a worse prognosis being associated with the pure epithelioid cells. Fow cytometry is a modem method of studying cell surface marker expression which makes use of fluorescently labelled antibodies specific for these molecules. It gives quantitative analysis of a large number of cells from a substantial section of the sample in a short period of time and allows small changes in fluorescence to be quantified.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Biochemistry, Oncology, Ophthalmology
Date of Award: 1991
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1991-77090
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:20
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:20
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77090

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