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SPECIES: rat, Wistar-Furth
TISSUE/ORGAN: spinal cord and roots
ECACC catalog code: 85040102
Description: Rat Wistar-Furth oligodendroglioma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr K Fields, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA (Originator)
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Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Tryptose Phosphate Broth + 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/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Ethyl nitrosourea induced tumour of the spinal cord and roots from a Wistar-Furth rat. In cell culture the cells grow to a high density and form a sheet of cells with many processes. TR33B is the parent line of 33B (ECACC No. 85081901).
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Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1975;72:1296 - PMID: 1093176
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