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TUMOR: glioblastoma multiforme
ECACC catalog code: 93061119
Description: Human glioblastoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr C Kruse, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Co 80262, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Receptors: Epidermal growth factor (EGF) R Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 1% HT + 1mM Sodium Pyruvate (NaP) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 87-91, hypotetraploid
Derived from an adult female with glioblastoma multiforme treated with local brain irradiation and multi drug chemotherapy. By flow cytometry these cells were almost 100% positive for MHC Class I.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 2020
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:
P. Romano, A. Manniello, O. Aresu, M. Armento, M. Cesaro, B. Parodi.
Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.