Human skin malignant melanoma cells that can be ordered from ATCC. This is a hyperdiploid human cell line with the modal chromosome number of 49, occurring in 24% of cells. Polyploid cells occurred at 22%, which is high. Cells are adherent, and were first harvested in 1971 from a metastatic site in a lymph node. (Experimental Factor Ontology, EFO_0005712)
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9 genes with high or low copy number in RPMI-7951 relative to other cell lines from the COSMIC Cell Line Gene CNV Profiles dataset.