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SW48 Cells BAX -/-


biological source

human female colon (Source Disease: Colorectal adenocarcinoma)

Quality Level

OMIM accession no.

storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... BAX(581)

General description

SW48 Cells BAX -/- are colorectal adenocarcinoma, epithelial cells, from a human caucasian female (aged 82 years), with a ZFN knock out modification.
This product corresponds to ATCC Cat. No. CCL-231


Media Renewal changes one to two times per week
Rapidly thaw vial by gentle agitation in 37°C water bath (~2 minutes), keeping vial cap out of the water. Decontaminate with 70% ethanol, add 9 mL culture media and centrifuge 125 x g (5-7 minutes). Resuspend in complete culture media and incubate at 37°C in a 5% CO2 atmosphere.
Subculture Ratio: approx. 1:2 to 1:6
The base medium for this cell line is DMEM, Cat. No. D5671. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum, Cat. No. F4135, to a final concentration (v/v) of 10%, Sodium pyruvate, Cat. No. S8636, at a final concentration of 1 mM, and L-glutamine, Cat. No. G7513, at a final concentration of 2mM.
The cell freezing medium is DMSO 1X (Cat. No. C6164)

Features and Benefits

These SW48 cells are adherent, with a doubling time of approx. 35 hours.
Zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) knock out on chromosome 19q13.3-13.4


Tested for Mycoplasma, sterility, post-freeze viability, short terminal repeat (STR) analysis for cell line identification, PCR assay for cell line species confirmation.

Kit Components Also Available Separately

Product No.

  • SW48 Cells BAX -/- 1 vial

  • SW48 Control Cells 1 vial

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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