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TISSUE/ORGAN: ascitic fluid
ECACC catalog code: 93090807
Description: Human adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr A Wilson, Oncology Research Laboratory, Derby City Hospital, UK (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Drug sensitivity studies; cell biology of ovarian cancer
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM:Ham's F12 (1:1) + 2mM glutamine + 1mM NaP + 20U/l insulin + 10% FBS Split confluent cultures 1:2 i.e. seeding at 4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C. Media rapidly becomes acidic and should be changed every 3 days, although cells need to be subcultured only every 7-10 days.
Derived from an ascitic fluid sample taken from a 74 year old female with serous papillary adenocarcinoma in post chemotherapy relapse. At laparotomy disease present in peritoneum with involvement of greater omentum and appendix but not ovaries.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre D - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
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.