Tumour cells

tumour cells, cultured

cells grown in vitro from neoplastic tissue for use in studying the proliferative and metabolic capacities of tumour cells, in predicting clinical responses to chemotherapy, in screening new antitumour agents, and in basic biological research. They include carcinoma cell lines.

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