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Effect of Solutions of Different Electrolyte Content on Living Cells, 1956

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Scope and Contents

A silent, color film in which different solutions are added to living cell cultures to observe their effect. Saline solution, methyl alcohol, and fresh nutrient solution are compared. Microscopic views of the solutions being added to the cells are provided. Intertitle cards detail the steps of the experiment throughout. Chemical breakdown of solutions provided at the end of film.

Review in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 1958; 167(1): 104.

Made by George E. Shambaugh, Jr., MD, Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, and the Tissue Culture Laboratory, University of Texas, Galveston. Produced by Mervin LaRue, Inc.


  • 1956


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions.


1 Reels : 19:57 minutes, color, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 706 ft.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

See accession record 2018-18-003.

Processing Information

Date was determined through research in the National Library of Medicine Audiovisuals Catalog, 1988.

Repository Details

Part of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center Repository

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