Human Genetics

, Volume 73, Issue 4, pp 320–326 | Cite as

A routine method for the establishment of permanent growing lymphoblastoid cell lines

  • Heidemarie Neitzel
Original Investigations


Permanent lymphoblastoid cell lines are of great practical value in human clinical and experimental genetics. A detailed protocol for routine use is given for the establishment of lymphoblastoid lines from peripheral blood using Esptein-Barr virus and the immunosuppressivum Cyclosporin A. In addition, the biologic basis of this transformation system is briefly summarized.


Internal Medicine Cyclosporin Metabolic Disease Transformation System Biologic Basis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heidemarie Neitzel
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  1. 1.Institut für HumangenetikFreie Universität BerlinBerlin-West 19Germany

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