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LDL Cholesterol Uptake Assay Using Live Cell Imaging Analysis with Cell Health Monitoring
 

LDL Cholesterol Uptake Assay Using Live Cell Imaging Analysis with Cell Health Monitoring

Article doi: 10.3791/58564
November 17th, 2018

Summary November 17th, 2018

This protocol provides an efficient approach to measuring LDL cholesterol uptake with real time influx rates using a live cell imaging system in various cell types. This technique provides a platform to screen the pharmacological activity of compounds affecting LDL influx while monitoring for cell morphology and hence potential cytotoxicity.

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