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K-562 (human, Caucasian, pleural effusion, leukemia, chronic myeloid)


Continuous culture, grown as suspension
erythromyeloblastoid morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 53 years old)
TISSUE/ORGAN: pleural effusion
TUMOR: leukemia, chronic myeloid
tumorigenic in nude mice
PROPERTIES: haemoglobin synthesis; antitumour testing; tumorigenicity; differentiation; pharmacodynamics; cloning; cytotoxicity; cell biology; cellular effects of hyperthermia; natural killer assay

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 243, DSMZ: ACC 10, ICLC: HTL94001

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