established cell line


established cell line

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cell line — noun Date: 1951 a cell culture selected for uniformity from a cell population derived from a usually homogeneous tissue source (as an organ) < a newly established cell line derived from a human endometrial carcinoma Biological Abstracts > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • List of contaminated cell lines — This is a list of cell cultures which have been cross contaminated and overgrown by other cells. A project is currently underway to enumerate and rename contaminated cell lines to avoid errors in research caused by misattribution (Masters, 2002) …   Wikipedia


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