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TUMOR: melanoma, amelanotic
ECACC catalog code: 87090201
Description: Human amelanotic melanoma
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). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: Modal No 45
C32 belongs to the C32r type cultures with the marker M2r substituting the original ring marker M2R. Tumours can be produced in nude mice after 1-2 months (1,000,000 cells injected).
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1585, IZSBS: BS TCL 150
- Cancer Res 1973;33:2042 - PMID: 4725368
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1978;61:277 - PMID: 277716
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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