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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 87051203
Description: Human Caucasian colon adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) Applications: Tumourigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
L-15 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; No C02; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, hyperdiploid, modal No 50
Established from the lymph node of a 51 year old Caucasian male. The cells synthesise small quantities of CEA and are highly tumorigenic in nude mice. The established cell line consists of small spherical and bipolar cells looking microvilli.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 227
- Cancer Res 1976;36:4562-4569 - PMID: 1000501
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1977;59:221-226 - PMID: 327080
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Dott.ssa Paola Visconti
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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.