Work Item
ASTM WK17626

New Guide for Using Fluorescence Microscopy to Quantify the Spread Area of Fixed Cells

1. Scope

The scope of the Committee shall be the development of standardized nomenclature and definitions of terms, test methods, recommended practices, guides, specifications and performance standards for medical and surgical materials and devices. The Committee will encourage research in this field and sponsor symposia, workshops and publications to facilitate the development of such standards. The Committee will promote liaison with other ASTM Committees and other organizations with mutual interests.


Automated microscopy, cell morphology, cell culture, segmentation, image analysis, fluorescence microscopy, cell staining, biomaterials, cytotoxicity, tissue engineering, cell therapy, stem cells, differentiation, quality control


government, biotechnology industry, academic, biomaterials quality control, cell therapy community

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F04.46

Committee: F04

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-04-2007

Technical Contact: John Elliott

Item: 002

Ballot: F04.46 (07-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 029

Ballot: COS (13-12)

Status: Ballot Item Approved

Item: 001

Ballot: F04.46 (11-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 023

Ballot: F04 (13-06)

Status: Ballot Item Approved