T lymphocyte; radiation induce
The LBRM TG6 line was derived from the LBRM 33 T cell lymphoma (see ATCC TIB-155)
The cells produce IL-2 in response to IL-1 and PHA.
These cells can be used to measure IL-1 activity in a very rapid and sensitive assay.
Tested and found negative for ectromelia virus (mousepox).