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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TUMOR: lymphoma, Burkitt
ECACC catalog code: 91030710
Description: Human Caucasian Burkitt's lymphoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: EBV
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 2-9x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: Modal No 45 hypodiploid
Derived by in vitro infection of Ramos cells (85030802) with EBV. The line is EBV positive. The cells have B lymphocyte characteristics, with surface associated mu and k chains.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1596
- Int J Cancer 1977;19:337 - PMID: 14896
- Intervirology 1975;5:319 - PMID: 181343
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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.