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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: bone marrow
TUMOR: carcinoma, lung small cell
ECACC catalog code: 92031915
Description: Human Caucasian small cell lung carcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr P Twentyman, UKCCCR, Lincolns Inn Fields, London, UK (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: High levels of L-dopa decarboxylase Applications: Studies on lung cancer
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 3-9x100,000 cells/ml, Cells grow as floating aggregates; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from the bone marrow aspirate of a 67-year-old Caucasian male suffering from small cell lung carcinoma.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Br J Cancer 1985;52:495 - PMID: 2998422
- Cancer Genet Cytogenet 1988;30:212
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