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Descriptor English: PC12 Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células PC12
Descriptor Portuguese: Células PC12
Descriptor French: Cellules PC12
Entry term(s): Cell Line, Pheochromocytoma
Cell Lines, Pheochromocytoma
PC12 Cell
Pheochromocytoma Cell Line
Pheochromocytoma Cell Lines
Tree number(s): A11.251.210.190.750
A11.251.860.180.750
A11.299.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016716
Scope note: A CELL LINE derived from a PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA of the rat ADRENAL MEDULLA. PC12 cells stop dividing and undergo terminal differentiation when treated with NERVE GROWTH FACTOR, making the line a useful model system for NERVE CELL differentiation.
Annotation: PC stands for PheochromoCytoma; almost always NIM with no subheadings; check ANIMAL; & RATS; do not routinely add PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA or ADRENAL GLAND NEOPLASMS
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: Cell Line (1976-1991)
Clone Cells (1977-1987)
Tumor Cells, Cultured (1987-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 29900
Unique ID: D016716
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/02/11
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
PC12 Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0025457
Scope note A CELL LINE derived from a PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA of the rat ADRENAL MEDULLA. PC12 cells stop dividing and undergo terminal differentiation when treated with NERVE GROWTH FACTOR, making the line a useful model system for NERVE CELL differentiation.
Preferred term PC12 Cells
Entry term(s) Cell Line, Pheochromocytoma
Cell Lines, Pheochromocytoma
PC12 Cell
Pheochromocytoma Cell Line
Pheochromocytoma Cell Lines



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