An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

BURROWS, Montrose Thomas

2 entries
  • 2636

Cultures de sarcome en dehors de l’organisme.

C. R. Soc. Biol. (Paris) 69, 332-34, 1910.

Using the Rous chicken sarcoma, Carrel and Burrows were the first to grow tumor tissue in vitro.



Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER › Sarcoma › Soft Tissue Sarcoma, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Retroviridae › Rous Sarcoma Virus (RSV)
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Cultivation of tissues in vitro and its technique.

J. exp. Med., 13, 387-96; 415-21, 1911.

Carrel demonstrated the potential immortality of mammalian tissue. He was able to keep the excised viscera of an animal alive and functioning physiologically in vitro. For his later work see the same journal, 1911, 14, 244-7; 1913, 18, 155-61.



Subjects: BIOLOGY, BIOLOGY › Cell Biology