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TUMOR: carcinoma, small cell
ECACC catalog code: 95062830
Description: Human lung, small cell carcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof OS Pettengill and Dr G D Sorenson, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Human lung tumour model
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Waymouth's MB 752/1 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) (Heat Inactivated). Split confluent cultures 1:4 i.e. seeding at 4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
DMS 273 was initiated in 1978 from the pleural fluid specimen from a 50 year old female patient with small cell carcinoma of the lung. The patient was in relapse after chemotherapy and radiotherapy. DMS 273 cells exhibit intercellular processes and express retinoblastoma mRNA and protein. The cell line is tumorigenic in nude mice.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Cancer Res 1990;50:5312 - PMID: 2167152
- Exp Cell Biol 1980;48:279
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