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TUMOR: islet tumor
ECACC catalog code: 94022430
Morphology: Small cells and clumps
Description: Mouse pancreatic islet cell tumour
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof OS Pettengill and Dr DS Longnecker, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Somatostatin Applications: Study of exocrine pancreas carcinomas, hormone secretion studies.
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM:Ham's F12 (1:1) + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) (Heat Inactivated). Split confluent cultures 1:3 i.e. seeding at 3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
TGP 54 has been isolated from an islet tumour arising in the pancreas of a transgenic Tg (E1a-1-SV40E)Bri8 mouse. These mice carry a pseudogene construct composed of a pancreatic-specific elastase-1 promoter linked to the SV40T antigen and thereby represent an animal model for pancreatic carcinogenesis. TGP 54 cells are SV40T antigen positive and secrete low amounts of somatostatin, it is one of a series of cells obtained from pancreatic tumours deposited at ECACC.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Carcinogenesis 1994;15:61-65
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