The U937 cell line was derived from malignant cells of a pleural effusion of 37 year old caucasian male with diffuse histiocytic lymphoma. One of only a few human lines still expressing many of the monocytic like characteristics exhibited by cells of histiocytic origin. The GFP Stable Cell Line-U937 constitutively expresses GFP.
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This cryovial contains at least 1.0 × 10^6 cells as determined by morphology, trypan-blue dye exclusion, and viable cell count. The cells are tested free of microbial contamination.