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SPECIES: human / human
TUMOR: leukemia, myeloid
ECACC catalog code: 88042802
TRANSFORMED BY: Epstein-Barr
Endogenous viruses: contains Epstein-Barr
Description: Human K562 x Human P3HR-1 hybrid myeloid leukaemia
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Harris/Dr C Madin, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Receptors: Fc
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from the fusion of the cell lines K562 and P3HR-1. The cells carry EBV genome (approx. 26 copies per cell), Fc receptors, and is sensitive to natural killer cells.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1980;64:725 - PMID: 6245297
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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.