Biological Characterization of Human Medulloblastoma (ONS-76 and ONS-81) Cell Lines
Medulloblastomas are the most common malignant brain tumors in children. The origins of medulloblastoma cells are controversial. Most neuropathologists believe them to have originated from immature precursor cells which have the potentiality to differentiate into either neuronal or glial cells . Although it is very difficult to establish a cell line of human medulloblastoma [2,3], we have established 2 cell lines with neuronal characteristics.
KeywordsMajor Histocompatibility Complex Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Medulloblastoma Cell Major Histocompatibility Complex Antigen Medulloblastoma Cell Line
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