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ECACC catalog code: 87060401
Description: Human Caucasian colon adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: This material is cited in a US and/or other Patent and may not be used to infringe parent claims.
Properties: Products: Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) 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 1:5 i.e. seeding at 2-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C May take up to 7 days for cells to attach.
Karyotype: Modal No. 45 (2n
A trypsinised variant of LS180, both lines being derived from a 58 year old female with Dukes type B adenocarcinoma of the colon. The cells have micro villi and produce CEA and intracytoplasmic vacuoles. The cells are tumorigenic in nude mice.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 188
- In Vitro 1976;12:180-191 - PMID: 1262041
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.