Can any doc explain why are mv4-11 cells of acute myeloid leukaemia called such?

See below... Mv4-11 is just a code name for a leukemic cell line used in research. The 4-11 part comes from a characteristic genetic abnormality of this cell line, namely a t(4;11) translocation.

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