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TUMOR: lymphoma, Burkitt
ECACC catalog code: 85030804
TRANSFORMED BY: Epstein-Barr
Description: Human Caucasian Burkitt's lymphoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof M A Epstein/Dr S Finerty, Department of Pathology, University of Bristol, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: EBV
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; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 45
Derived from a three-year-old male Caucasian with histologic diagnosis of Burkitt's lymphoma. It is EBV positive and shows B-lymphocyte characteristics with surface associated mu and kappa chains.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Intervirology 1975;5:319 - PMID: 181343
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