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  • Genetic Drift

    A change or mutation in the genetic make up of a cellular population induced by long term culture or a change in growth conditions.

  • GM-CSF

    Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor

  • GMEM

    Glasgow's Modified Minimum Essential Medium

  • Growth Curve

    See Cell Phase.

  • Growth Factors

    Usually proteins required by cells for their growth and metabolism. Most cell lines are satisfied by those growth factors included in serum but others require additional supplements.

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