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Descriptor in English: Cells, Cultured
Descriptor in Spanish: Células Cultivadas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células Cultivadas
Descriptor in French: Cellules cultivées
Entry term(s): Cell, Cultured
Cultured Cell
Cultured Cells
Tree number(s): A11.251
Scope note: Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Annotation: note category: do not confuse with CELL CULTURE TECHNIQUES (Cat E); not for bact or other micro-organisms; almost always NIM with no subheadings; check HUMANS or ANIMALS; do not routinely add tissue or organ; TUMOR CELLS, CULTURED is available
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
History Note: 72
See also the descriptors: Cell Culture Techniques MeSH
Coculture Techniques MeSH
Diffusion Chambers, Culture MeSH
DeCS UI: 2512
Descriptor UI: D002478
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Cells, Cultured - Preferred
Concept UI M0003779
Scope note Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Preferred term Cells, Cultured
Entry term(s) Cell, Cultured
Cultured Cell
Cultured Cells



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