Descriptor English: Cell Line
Descriptor Spanish: Línea Celular
Descriptor línea celular
Entry term(s) líneas celulares
Scope note: Población de células de origen animal o vegetal capaces de dividirse indefinidamente en cultivo. (Alberts B. y otros. Biología Molecular de la Célula. 3a ed. Barcelona: Omega, 1996, p. G-18).
Descriptor Portuguese: Linhagem Celular
Descriptor French: Lignée cellulaire
Entry term(s): Cell Lines
Line, Cell
Lines, Cell
Tree number(s): A11.251.210
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Annotation: almost always NIM with no subheadings; check ANIMALS or HUMAN; do not routinely add tissue or organ; policy: Manual 21.57, 22.26.1
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Tissue Culture (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(69)
DeCS ID: 2496
Unique ID: D002460
NLM Classification: QU 300
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Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/30
Cell Line - Preferred
Concept UI M0003757
Scope note Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Preferred term Cell Line
Entry term(s) Cell Lines
Line, Cell
Lines, Cell

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