JU77 cell line human


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biological source

human lung


Malignant mesothelioma cells from human lung

growth mode



Not specified


Epithelial-like: cells are spindle-shaped with few vacuoles. Upon confluence develop an epithelioid "cobblestone-like mat"


Not specified


Not specified


cell culture | mammalian: suitable

relevant disease(s)


shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


Cell Line Origin

Human malignant mesothelioma

Cell Line Description

This cell line was derived from the pleural fluid of a patient with malignant mesothelioma. The patient had known exposure to crocidolite asbestos. JU77 is not tumourigenic in nude mice. Cells express cytokeratin and epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) but not mucin. Cells are spindle shaped with few vacuoles. Cell Bank Australia reference number: CBA0140


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 1:8 (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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WGK Germany


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