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PC12 Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
PC12 Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.251.210.190.750
A11.251.860.180.750
A11.299.500
Unique ID
D016716
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016716
Annotation
PC stands for PheochromoCytoma; almost always NIM with no subheadings; check ANIMAL; & RATS; do not routinely add PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA or ADRENAL GLAND NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A CELL LINE derived from a PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA of the rat ADRENAL MEDULLA. PC12 cells stop dividing and undergo terminal differentiation when treated with NERVE GROWTH FACTOR, making the line a useful model system for NERVE CELL differentiation.
Entry Term(s)
Pheochromocytoma Cell Line
Previous Indexing
Cell Line (1976-1991)
Clone Cells (1977-1987)
Tumor Cells, Cultured (1987-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/02/11
Revision Date
2003/07/09
PC12 Cells Preferred
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