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SPECIES: human, Black
TUMOR: lymphoma, Burkitt
ECACC catalog code: 88071302
Susceptibility to viruses: poliovirus * vesicular stomatitis
Description: Human Negroid Burkitt's lymphoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Co-cultivation and virus studies: Herpesvirus
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 4-6x100,000 cells/ml. Add fresh medium every 2-3 days. Maximum cell density is achieved at 2-3x1,000,000 cells/ml.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, diploid
Derived from the ascitic fluid of a Negro male with Burkitt's lymphoma of the liver. The cells contain an unidentified herpes-like virus and have been used in co-cultivation studies to establish lymphocytes in cultures. The cell line is also EBNA positive.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 87, IZSBS: BS TCL 32
- J Clin Pathol 1965;18:261
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1967;38:209 - PMID: 6019732
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