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TUMOR: lymphoma, Burkitt
ECACC catalog code: 85030802
Description: Human Caucasian Burkitt's lymphoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof M A Epstein/Dr S Finerty, Department of Pathology, University of Bristol, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: EBV
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: Modal No 45
Derived from a Burkitt's lymphoma which does not possess the EBV genome. EBV infectability and permanent conversion into EBV positive sub-lines is possible by in vitro infection. The cells have B lymphocyte characteristics, with surface associated mu and kappa chains.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Intervirology 1975;5:319 - PMID: 181343
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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.