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  P. Romano, A. Manniello et al. Nucl Acids Res 2009 37:D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105


MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)


SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma

ECACC catalog code: 86012803
Morphology: Epithelial-like
Endogenous viruses: contains type B * contains type C
Description: Human Caucasian breast adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr M Shaw, ICI Pharmaceuticals Ltd, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Receptors: Reported to express the oestrogen and progesterone receptor Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: Type B and C viruses

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 22, ICLC: HTL95021

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MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

Monoclonal continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 69 years old) Karyology: hypertriploid to hypotetraploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
Endogenous viruses: contains type C * contains type B
PROPERTIES: estrogen receptor positive; specialized product secr.; antitumour testing; cytotoxicity; chemosensibility; chemotherapeutic agents; receptor; hormone sensibility; tumorigenicity; virology; cell biology

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 22, ECACC: 86012803, ICLC: HTL95021

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MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

ICLC catalog code: HTL95021
Continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 69 years old) Karyology: hypertriploid to hypotetraploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
Endogenous viruses: contains type C * contains type B
DEPOSITOR: Dr U. Pfeffer, Molecular Biology Dept, IST at ABC, Genoa Italy.
Cell line available for distribution. For non-commercial investigative use only
PROPERTIES: estrogen receptor positive; specialized product secretion; antitumour testing; cytotoxicity; chemosensibility; chemotherapeutic agents; receptor; hormone sensibility; tumorigenicity

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ECACC: 86012803

Bibliographic references:


MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

Monoclonal continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 69 years old) Karyology: hypertriploid to hypotetraploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
Endogenous viruses: contains type C * contains type B
PROPERTIES: estrogen receptor positive; specialized product secr.; antitumour testing; cytotoxicity; chemosensibility; chemotherapeutic agents; receptor; hormone sensibility; tumorigenicity; virology; cell biology

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 22, ECACC: 86012803, ICLC: HTL95021

Bibliographic references:


MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

Continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 69 years old) Karyology: hypertriploid to hypotetraploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
Endogenous viruses: contains type C * contains type B
PROPERTIES: estrogen receptor positive; specialized product secr.; antitumour testing; cytotoxicity; chemosensibility; chemotherapeutic agents; receptor; hormone sensibility; tumorigenicity; virology; cell biology

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 22, ECACC: 86012803, ICLC: HTL95021

Bibliographic references:


MCF7 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

Monoclonal continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 69 years old) Karyology: hypertriploid to hypotetraploid
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
Endogenous viruses: contains type C * contains type B
PROPERTIES: estrogen receptor positive; specialized product secr.; antitumour testing; cytotoxicity; chemosensibility; chemotherapeutic agents; receptor; hormone sensibility; tumorigenicity; virology; cell biology

Available in the following LABORATORY:

Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 22, ECACC: 86012803, ICLC: HTL95021

Bibliographic references:



For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
Email: barbara.parodi@hsanmartino.it

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.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105