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TISSUE/ORGAN: umbilical metastatis
ECACC catalog code: 93052611
Description: Human melanoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof G Moore, Colorado Oncology Foundation, Denver General Hospital, Co 80204-4507, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Melanin Applications: Tumorigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM glutamine + 10% FBS Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C
Derived from the biopsies of an umbilical metastasis in a 45 year old male with melanoma.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1974
- Cancer Genet Cytogenet 1993;69:108-112 - PMID: 8402545
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Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro,
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Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
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