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Title: Quantitative representation of three-dimensional cell culturemodels

Abstract

Three-dimensional mammary cell culture models offer new opportunities for the development of computational techniques for segmentation, localization, and multicellular organization. Under normal conditions, these assays form a symmetrical, hollow structure, which is necessary for their functional operation. Often, the nuclear compartments are labeled, which provides context for quantitative protein localization or colony structure through fluorescent microscopy. These colonies are first delineated from the background using the level set method. Within each colony, nuclear regions are then bounded by their center of mass through iterative radial voting, and a local neighborhood for each nucleus is established through Voronoi tessellation. Finally, the level set method is applied again within each Voronoi region to delineate the nuclear compartment. The paper concludes with the application of the proposed method to a set of experimental data demonstrating a stable solution when iterative radial voting and level set methods are used synergistically. Furthermore, segmented colonies are characterized for architectural changes as a result of ionizing radiation.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
920355
Report Number(s):
LBNL-62470
R&D Project: CORE2B; BnR: 400412000; TRN: US200818%%1156
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IEEE Int. Symp. on Biomedical Imaging, LakeTahoe, NV, April 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CELL CULTURES; COMPARTMENTS; FUNCTIONALS; IONIZING RADIATIONS; MICROSCOPY; POPULATIONS; PROTEINS

Citation Formats

Chang, Hang, Park, Catherine, and Parvin, Bahram. Quantitative representation of three-dimensional cell culturemodels. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Chang, Hang, Park, Catherine, & Parvin, Bahram. Quantitative representation of three-dimensional cell culturemodels. United States.
Chang, Hang, Park, Catherine, and Parvin, Bahram. Thu . "Quantitative representation of three-dimensional cell culturemodels". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/920355.
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abstractNote = {Three-dimensional mammary cell culture models offer new opportunities for the development of computational techniques for segmentation, localization, and multicellular organization. Under normal conditions, these assays form a symmetrical, hollow structure, which is necessary for their functional operation. Often, the nuclear compartments are labeled, which provides context for quantitative protein localization or colony structure through fluorescent microscopy. These colonies are first delineated from the background using the level set method. Within each colony, nuclear regions are then bounded by their center of mass through iterative radial voting, and a local neighborhood for each nucleus is established through Voronoi tessellation. Finally, the level set method is applied again within each Voronoi region to delineate the nuclear compartment. The paper concludes with the application of the proposed method to a set of experimental data demonstrating a stable solution when iterative radial voting and level set methods are used synergistically. Furthermore, segmented colonies are characterized for architectural changes as a result of ionizing radiation.},
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