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SPECIES: hamster, Syrian
TISSUE/ORGAN: ductus deferens
ECACC catalog code: 89051703
Description: Syrian Hamster leiomyosarcoma (Mesocricetus Auratus)
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
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Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and hormone studies
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Dilute cultures 1:20 dislodging cells by mechanical agitation (0.25% trypsin may be used if necessary); 5% CO2; 37C.
A smooth muscle cell line derived from a leiomyosarcoma of the ductus deferens of a Syrian hamster. Growth is stimulated by androgens and inhibited by glucocorticoids.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1701
- Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1984;122:124 - PMID: 6743325
- In Vitro 1983;19:929 - PMID: 6662552
- J Steroid Biochem 1984;20:277 - PMID: 6708513
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.