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  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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U-937 (human, Caucasian, pleural effusion, lymphoma, histiocytic)

ICLC catalog code: HTL94002
Continuous culture, grown as suspension
histomonocytoid morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (male, 37 years old)
TISSUE/ORGAN: pleural effusion
TUMOR: lymphoma, histiocytic
Susceptibility to viruses: HIV-1 * HIV-2
DEPOSITOR: Obtained from ATCC. Established by C. Sundrom and K. Nilsson in 1974.
Cell line available for distribution. The cell line must not be exploited commercially
PROPERTIES: IL-1 production; specialized product secretion; tumor markers; Fc receptors; antitumour testing; virology; tumorigenicity; expression of markers and properties of monocytes, expression of mRNA for c-myc.

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Availability in cell line catalogues: DSMZ: ACC 5

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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