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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 90013101
Description: Human Caucasian ovary teratocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) (Heat Inactivated). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, pseudodiploid
Derived from ascitic fluid cells of a 12 year old Caucasian female with teratocarcinoma of the ovary. The cells produce tumours in nude mice.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1572, ICLC: HTL97002
- In Vitro 1974;10:382
- Int J Cancer 1980;25:19-32
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1974;52:921 - PMID: 4524119
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