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TUMOR: astrocytoma, anaplastic
ECACC catalog code: 86022703
Endogenous viruses: contains HIV
Description: Human brain astrocytoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr R I Freshney, CRC Department of Medical Oncology, University of Glasgow, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: HIV
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Ham's F10: DMEM (1:1) + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Established from an anaplastic astrocytoma of normal adult brain. Able to support the growth of HIV.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Br J Cancer 1984;49:269 - PMID: 6200130
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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.