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A549 Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
A549 Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.251.210.190.080
A11.251.860.180.080
A11.436.054
Unique ID
D000072283
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072283
Annotation
almost always NIM with no subheadings; check HUMAN; do not routinely add ADENOCARCINOMA, ALVEOLAR
Scope Note
An immortalized cell line derived from human ADENOCARCINOMA, ALVEOLAR basal epithelial cells isolated from the lungs of a male patient in 1972. The cell line is positive for KERATIN, can synthesize LECITHIN, and contains high levels of POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS in its PLASMA MEMBRANE. It is used as a model for PULMONARY ALVEOLI function and virus infections, as a TRANSFECTION host, and for PRECLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION.
Entry Term(s)
A549 Cell Line
Previous Indexing
Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar (1980-2016)
Cell Line (1980-2016)
Cell Line, Tumor (2004-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/06
Revision Date
2016/06/14
A549 Cells Preferred
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