A variety of cell mutants were obtained by a single 5'-bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) treatment of an nonproducer (NP) cell line transformed by the Kirsten strain of murine sarcoma virus (Ki-MSV). Isolation procedures of these cell
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mutants are described. The cell mutants obtained were classified by tumorigenic potential and shedding of Type C virus particles. The cell mutants were classified into four groups: (A) tumorigenic, without particles; (B) tumorigenic, with Type C particles; (C) nontumorigenic, without particles; and (D) nontumorigenic, with Type C particles. The tumorigenic cell lines showed variability in morphology with both flat and typical transformed appearing cell lines showing equal transplantability.