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SPECIES: mouse, DBA/2
ECACC catalog code: 87121102
Description: Mouse DBA/2 mastocytoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr Van Pel, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Brussels, BELGIUM
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Properties: Applications: Resistance, mutation and tumourigenicity studies
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 100ug/ml Bromo-deoxy Uridine (BUdR) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml; 8% CO2; 37C.
A spontaneous TK- mutant of mastocytoma P815.X2, resistant to BUdR. BUdR is necessary in the growth media to avoid revertants.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Somat Cell Mol Genet 1982;9:345-357
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