A tribute to Philip Marcus and the development of the clonogenic assay.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Philip Marcus (1927-2013), a prominent and celebrated virus and interferon researcher, was also influential to the field of radiobiology. His work as a graduate student led to the development of the first mammalian cell clonogenic assay. This tribute to Philip Marcus is written to memorialize this inventive scientist and share the stimulating story of how he and his mentors developed the clonogenic assay.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Boss, M-K; Dewhirst, M

Published Date

  • May 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 183 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 497 - 500

PubMed ID

  • 26000758

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-5404

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1667/rr14048.1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States