Q: CD8+ T cell lines

Frederick Garbrecht FRED at bmt.mcw.edu
Mon Nov 7 09:07:36 EST 1994


> To:            immunology at net.bio.net
> From:          zxy5 at po.CWRU.Edu (Zafer Yildirim)
> Subject:       Q: CD8+ T cell lines
> Date:          7 Nov 1994 11:34:30 GMT

> 
> I just wanted to get your ideas about a question I have no answer
> All T cell lines ( other than T cell clones which are not of 
> tumor origin ) are CD4+. I have never seen a CD8+ tumor cell line
> and I have been wondering why? Any comments?
> 
> 
> 
Your hypothesis is incorrect.  There *are* indeed CD8 expressing 
lines.  HPB-ALL and MOLT-4 both express CD8.

Frederick C. Garbrecht
fred at bmt.mcw.edu
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
phone 414 257 5053
fax   414 257 7994



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