<cell biology> A series of mouse methylcholanthrene induced sarcoma cell line maintained in culture since the 1950s.
The cells were isolated from a strain (c3h) of mouse fibroblasts grown in tissue culture. They are employed for their ability to support replication of many types of viruses.
(25 Jun 1999)
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