Effect of endotoxin on cultured chinchilla middle ear epithelium

Akihiko Nakamura, Clemens Van Bliterswijk, Thomas F. Demaria, David J. Lim

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The effect of endotoxin on the growth and morphology of cultured chinchilla middle ear epithelium was examined. Within 24 hours of culture, cells maintained in medium containing endotoxin exhibited dose-dependent morphological changes. The highest concentration of endotoxin (100 mg) resulted in cell death. The growth curve of the cells in culture demonstrated a dose-dependent, significant increase in cell number when endotoxin was added to the medium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-611
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1992


  • cell culture
  • endotoxin
  • middle ear epithelium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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