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SPECIES: mouse, DBA/2
TUMOR: leukemia, Friend
ECACC catalog code: 86052101
Description: Mouse DBA/2 Friend leukaemic lymphoblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Harris/Dr R Sutherland, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Cloning and virus studies: Friend leukaemia virus
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 2-9x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C. Freeze in 10% Glycerol.
Produced by infecting a DBA/2 mouse with Friend leukaemia virus. Inducible haemoglobin synthesis by exposure to DMSO (reversible action); may represent the de-repression of leukaemic cells to permit their maturation.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: C;
- Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1971;68:378 - PMID: 5277089
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