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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 87032403
Description: Human Caucasian bladder carcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2x10,000 to 5x100,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 46
Derived from a grade 4 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder of a 44 year old Caucasian male who had not received chemo or radiation therapy. The cells grow in soft agar, produce fibrinolytic activity and are tumorigenic in mice and hamsters.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1473, ICLC: HTL04006
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1977;58:881 - PMID: 191628
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Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
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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.