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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma, grade IV
ECACC catalog code: 91031104
Description: Human Caucasian rectum adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
L-15 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; No CO2; 37C. After thawing the 1st subculture interval may be 14-18 days. Medium change after 4 days.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, hypodiploid
Established from a Grade IV adenocarcinoma of the rectum of a 53 year old Caucasian male. The cells produce CEA and EM reveals brush borders. Brush borders are observed on examination by EM.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 235
- Cancer Res 1976;36:4562-4569 - PMID: 1000501
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IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
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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.