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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: peripheral blood
TUMOR: leukemia, acute lymphoblastic T cell
ECACC catalog code: 85112801
Description: Human Caucasian acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
IDMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 5-8x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C. Maximum cell density 2-3x1,000,000 cells/ml.
Karyotype: 2n = 46
A T lymphoblastoid line obtained from the peripheral blood of an 11 year old Caucasian male with acute lymphoblastoid leukaemia which has been passaged eight times through new-born Syrian Hamsters. These may be grown to a high density in a spinner type suspension culture
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 120.1
- Cancer Res 1968;28:1121 - PMID: 4872716
- Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res 1967;8:1
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IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
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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.