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DSMZ catalog code: ACC 194
Morphology: round or spindle-shaped adherent cells growing as monolayer
Description: human colon carcinoma established from a metastatic lymph node of a 69-year-old man with colon carcinoma in 1984 confirmed as human by cytogenetics
Viruses: ELISA: reverse transcriptase negative; PCR: EBV-, HBV-, HCV-, HHV-8-, HIV-, HTLV-I/II-
Depositor: Dr. G. E. Moore, Colorado Oncology Foundation, Denver, Colorado, USA
Available in the following LABORATORY:
German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (DSMZ, Braunschweig)
90% RPMI 1640 + 10% FBS split confluent culture 1:4 every 6-7 days using trypsin/EDTA; seed out at ca. 1-3 x 106 cells/80 cm 2 at 37C with 5% CO2 cell harvest of about 20-25 x 106 cells/80 cm 2;
doubling time of ca. 60-70 hours;
frozen with 70% medium, 20% FBS, 10% DMSO at about 2 x 106 cells/ampoule;
negative in DAPI, microbiological culture, RNA hybridization, PCR assays;
Validated by: cytogenetics 1 (human hyperdiploid karyotype with 4% polyploidy; 57(52-58)<2n>XXY, +X, +3, +7, +8, +10, +11, +12, +15, -17, -18, +22, +4mar, add(3)(p11), amp(7)(q11.23)x2, del(12)(q21/22q24.2)x2; trisomy 7 and 12 is associated with colon carcinoma) * DNA fingerprinting (unique Hinf I-(gtg)5 DNA profile) * immunological analysis (cytokeratin+ desmin- endothel- GFAP- neurofilament- vimentin-)
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre D - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
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.