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SPECIES: mouse, C57BL/6
ECACC catalog code: 94042254
Description: Mouse melanoma, melanin producing
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr T Ohno, Riken Gene Bank, Tsukuba, JAPAN
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Melanin
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 i.e. seeding at 4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from a melanoma from the skin of a C57BL/6 strain mouse showing fibroblast-like characteristics, which produces melanin.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Ann N Y Acad Sci 1963;100:762
- J Cell Biol 1969;43:263 - PMID: 4981070
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