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Tissue culture plastic

tissue culture plastic
(Science: cell culture) Polystyrene that has been rendered wettable by oxidation, a treatment that increases its adhesiveness for cells from animal tissues and without which anchorage dependent cells will not grow. Commercially achieved by treatment known as glow discharge.


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