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Chromosome changes in human monocytic cell lines with in vitro spontaneous malignant transformation

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Serial chromosome studies were performed on four monocytic cell lines established from bone marrow samples of patients suffering from hematopoietic disorders other than leukemia. A spontaneous in vitro transformation towards a malignant phenotype has been found to be related to the karyotype evolution. The correlation between the chromosome changes of these cell lines and those described in human cancer and leukemia is discussed.

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Romitti, L., Revoltella, R.P., Vigneti, E. et al. Chromosome changes in human monocytic cell lines with in vitro spontaneous malignant transformation. Hum Genet 74, 256–261 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00282544

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  • Bone Marrow
  • Internal Medicine
  • Leukemia
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Human Cancer