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TISSUE/ORGAN: lymph node, metastasis
ECACC catalog code: 93051124
Description: Human axilla lymph node metastasis
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof G Moore, Colorado Oncology Foundation, Denver General Hospital, Co 80204-4507, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
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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. Grows rapidly. Some pigment will be released by cells grown in suspension, with central pigmented cells in clumps.
Malignant melanoma cell line derived from the lymph node metastasis of the left axilla. Cells freshly resuscitated from DMSO-containing freeze medium show increased pigmentation. This cell line is one of 7 derived from the same patient.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
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If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:
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.