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Email: mariaassunta.manniello@hsanmartino.it
  P. Romano, A. Manniello et al. Nucl Acids Res 2009 37:D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105

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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

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

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IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre D - Piano 2

Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
Email: mariaassunta.manniello@hsanmartino.it

If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:

P. Romano, A. Manniello, O. Aresu, M. Armento, M. Cesaro, B. Parodi.
Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105