|Cell Line Name:||H69|
|Keywords:||Human Caucasian lung small cell carcinoma|
|Cell Line Description:||This cell line has been established from the pleural fluid of a 55 year old Caucasian male with small cell carcinoma of the lung prior to treatment. Inoculated into athymic mice, the cells form tumours with a typical histology of the original biopsy specimen. Elevated levels of the biomarkers L-dopa decarboxylase, bombesin-like immunoreactivity, neuron-specific enolase and brain isozyme of creatine kinase were reported. Cells grow as spherical floating aggregates.|
|Growth Mode:||Aggregates in suspension|
|Subculture Routine:||Maintain cultures between 6x10,000 to 5 x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37°C.|
|Culture Medium:||RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).|
|Depositor:||Dr R I Freshney, CRC Department of Medical Oncology, University of Glasgow|
|References:||Carney DN, Gazdar AF, Bepler G, Guccion JG, Marangos PJ, Moody TW, Zweig MH, Minna JD. 1985 Establishment and identification of small cell lung cancer cell lines having classic and variant features. Cancer Res.45(6):2913-23 PMID: 2985257.|
|Additional Bibliography:||Not specified|
|Patents:||None specified by Depositor|
|Research Council Deposit:||No|
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