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CHO Cells

CELL LINE derived from the ovary of the Chinese hamster, Cricetulus griseus (CRICETULUS). The species is a favorite for cytogenetic studies because of its small chromosome number. The cell line has provided model systems for the study of genetic alterations in cultured mammalian cells.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): A11.251.210.200, A11.436.155

MeSH Unique ID: D016466

Entry Terms:

  • CHO Cell
  • Cell, CHO
  • Cells, CHO

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