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CHO Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
CHO Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.251.210.200
A11.436.155
Unique ID
D016466
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016466
Annotation
CHO stands for "Chinese Hamster Ovary"; almost always NIM with no subheadings; check ANIMALS & add HAMSTERS, CHINESE (NIM); do not routinely add OVARY
Scope Note
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.
Previous Indexing
Cell Line (1972-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/02
Revision Date
2003/07/30
CHO Cells Preferred
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