AB12 cell line from mouse lung


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biological source

mouse lung


Malignant mesothelioma from mouse lung

growth mode



Not specified


Cells are stellate-shaped


Not specified


Not specified


cell culture | mammalian: suitable

relevant disease(s)


shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


Cell Line Origin

Mouse malignant mesothelioma

Cell Line Description

Mice (BALB/c female 6-8 weeks) were exposed to crocidolite asbestos through intraperitoneal injection resulting in tumour development. Cultures were established from malignant mesothelial cells obtained from ascites fluid. Cells are tumourigenic in syngeneic immunocompetent mice. Cell Bank Australia reference number: CBA0146


Investigation of the properties of malignant mesothelioma cells and the development of new diagnostic methods.

Culture Medium

RPMI 1640 (with 2mM L-Glutamine + 25mM HEPES) + 5% FCS

Subculture Routine

Optimal split ratio 1:16 - 1:32 (seeding density 0.8 x104 cells/cm2). Cells incubated at 37°C with 5% CO2.Harvest the cells using 0.05% Trypsin/EDTA at 37°C for 5 min.

Other Notes

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Depositor and originator: Richard Lake - University of Western Australia, Australia


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