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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 85111505
Susceptibility to viruses: feline leukemia * poliovirus 1 * RD114 * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Human fibrosarcoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: RD114, FeLV
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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 1:4 to 1:8 i.e. seeding at 1-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, pseudodiploid
Established from a fibrosarcoma arising adjacent to the acetabulum of a 35 year old caucasian male. The cells can give rise to tumours in immunosuppressed NIH Swiss mice. Susceptible to infection by RNA tumour viruses including RD114 and FeLV.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 121, IZSBS: BS TCL 27
- Cancer 1974;33:1027-1033 - PMID: 4132053
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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.