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HL-60 (human, Caucasian, peripheral blood, leukemia, promyelocytic)


Continuous culture, grown as suspension
lymphoblast-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 36 years old) Karyology: pseudodiploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: peripheral blood
TUMOR: leukemia, promyelocytic
tumorigenic in nude mice
Susceptibility to viruses: HIV-1 * HTLV-1
PROPERTIES: phagocytosis; antitumour testing; differentiation; pharmacodynamics; cloning

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 240, DSMZ: ACC 3, ICLC: HTL95010

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