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Donna Munoz O'Regan dmoregan at genpharm.com
Wed Jun 8 12:20:33 EST 1994

        Reply to:   RE>SH-SY5Y
You should be able to get this cell line from ATCC, you may also try SK-N-SH
which was derived from the parent line SY5Y.  I've used both these continuous
cell lines and was able to differentiate them with retinoic acid to neuron-like
cells and flat glial-like cells.  They will stain positively for NSE, Vimentin,
and acetylcholinesterase.
Good luck to you.
Donna Munoz O'Regan
email:  dmoregan at genpharm.com

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