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For information, get in touch with: Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
Email: barbara.parodi@hsanmartino.it
  P. Romano, A. Manniello et al. Nucl Acids Res 2009 37:D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105


MDA-MB-231 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)


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

ECACC catalog code: 92020424
Morphology: Epithelial
Description: Human Caucasian breast adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Not registered
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 26, ICLC: HTL99004

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MDA-MB-231 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

Monoclonal continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 51 years old) Karyology: mean chromosomal number 68
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
PROPERTIES: specialized product secr.; estrogen receptor negative; chemotherapeutic agents; hormone sensibility; cell biology; chemosensibility

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: HTB 26, ECACC: 92020424, ICLC: HTL99004

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MDA-MB-231 (human, Caucasian, breast, adenocarcinoma)

ICLC catalog code: HTL99004
Continuous culture, grown as monolayer
epithelial-like morphology
SPECIES: human, Caucasian (female, 51 years old)
TISSUE/ORGAN: breast
TUMOR: adenocarcinoma
tumorigenic in nude mice
DEPOSITOR: Prof. S. Toma, Oncology, Biology and Genetic Dept, University of Genoa, Italy
Cell line available for distribution upon consent of the depositor. For non-commercial investigative use only
PROPERTIES: negative for estrogen receptors (ER-)

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ECACC: 92020424

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For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
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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