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ECACC General Cell Collection: NCI-H69/CPR

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 96042328
Cell Line Name: NCI-H69/CPR
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: NCI-H69/CPR (ECACC 96042328)
Keywords: Human small cell lung cancer, drug-resistant
Cell Line Description: NCI-H69/CPR is a drug resistant subline of NCI-H69 (ECACC catalogue no. 91091802). Drug resistance was developed by addition of a stepwise increase in cisplatin to the growth medium of the parental line. The cell line exhibits a 5-fold resistance to cisplatin and is cross resistant to melphalan. A significant change in cellular glutathione content or sensitivity to cadmium chloride (as indicator of metallothionein content) was not detected, but changes in glutathione-S-transferase activity were seen. Cisplatin accumulation was unchanged compared with the parent line. It is recommended to culture the cells without drugs after resuscitation until the first passage.
Species: Human
Tissue of Origin: Lung
Growth Mode: Aggregates in suspension
Karyotype: Not specified
Biosafety Information: Unless specified otherwise, at the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) we routinely handle all of our cell lines at containment level 2 in accordance with the ACDP guidelines. ACDP = Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (UK)
All cell cultures have the potential to carry as yet unidentified adventitious agents. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

ACDP Guidance: Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premises.

Hyperlinks to MSDS documents:
Frozen cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Growing cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Nucleic acids derived from cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Subculture Routine: Maintain cultures between 3-9 x 100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37ºC; resuscitate in drug-free medium until first passage.
Culture Medium: RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 0.4µg/ml cisplatin + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Depositor: Dr P Twentyman, Dr. K. Wright, UKCCR, PO Box 123, Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX
Originator: Yes
Country: UK
References: Br J Cancer 1992;65:684, Cancer Res 1992;52:5674
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: No

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