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ECACC catalog code: 93120816
Description: Human primary pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr M Ferrari, Instituto Zooprofilattico, Brescia, ITALY
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Mucin Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
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). 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.
Karyotype: 2n = 59, near triploid
Derived from a 61 year old female with a primary adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. BxPC-3 cells produce mucin and the tumour in a nude mouse is moderately well to poorly differentiated like the primary adenocarcinoma.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1687, IZSBS: BS TCL 4
- Cancer Invest 1986;4:15 - PMID: 3754176
- Clin Lab Med 1982;2:567-578 - PMID: 6754226
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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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.