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SPECIES: human, Black
TUMOR: lymphoma, Burkitt
ECACC catalog code: 85011429
Susceptibility to viruses: arbovirus * poliovirus * simian retrovirus, type D * vesicular stomatitis
Description: Human Negroid Burkitt's lymphoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Harris/Dr R Sutherland, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Resistance and virus studies: VSV
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.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, diploid
Established in 1963 from Burkitt's lymphoma in an 11 year old Negro male. Growth is in the form of single cells without attachment and as macroscopically visible clumps containing many hundreds of cells. Resistant to VSV. The cells should be handled under laboratory containment level 2.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 86, ICLC: HTL00002, IZSBS: BS TCL54, DSMZ: ACC 319
- J Clin Pathol 1965;18:261
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1966;37:547 - PMID: 4288580
- Lancet 1964;1:238
- Trans N Y Acad Sci 1966;29:61
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