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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 86112810
Description: Human Caucasian osteosarcoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity, transformation, biochemical and virus studies: MSV
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EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:4 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, aneuploid
A revertant line of the KHOS/NP cell line. Established after overnight incubation at 40.5C and then sub-cloned at 36C. The line has similar properties to the parent HOS cell line. Cells are non-tumourigenic in nude mice and no longer possess a rescuable MSV genome.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1545
- J Gen Virol 1979;43:447 - PMID: 225428
- Science 1979;205:691 - PMID: 223242
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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.