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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: peripheral blood
TUMOR: leukemia, promyelocytic
ECACC catalog code: 85011431
Susceptibility to viruses: HIV-1 * HTLV-1
Description: Human Caucasian promyelocytic leukaemia
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Differentiation studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10-20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 1-5x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C; at low density or they may differentiate. Freeze in 10% glycerol and 90% FBS. After 6 weeks in culture cells may differentiate.
Karyotype: Modal No 46, pseudodiploid
Peripheral blood lymphocytes obtained by lymphophoresis from 36-yr old female. 10% spontaneously differentiate, proportion enhanced by polar-planar compounds e.g. DMSO, butyrate, hypoxanthine, TPA, actinomycin D, Retinoic acid.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: A;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 240
- Blood 1979;54:713-733 - PMID: 288488
- Blood 1988;71:242-247 - PMID: 3422031
- Nature 1977;270:347-349 - PMID: 271272
- Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1978;75:2458-2462 - PMID: 276884
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
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