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UM-UC-5

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biological source   human kidney
growth mode   Adherent
karyotype   Modal number of chromosomes is 69. See reference.
morphology   Epithelial
products   Not specified
receptors   Not specified
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
relevant disease(s)   cancer
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −196°C

Description

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Depositor and originator: Dr H B Grossman Department of Urology, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1373, Houston, Texas, 77030 USA

Application

Study of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder.

Cell Line Origin

Human squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder

DNA Profile

STR-PCR Data: Amelogenin: X
CSF1PO: 11
D13S317: 8,12
D16S539: 11,13
D5S818: 13
D7S820: 10,12
THO1: 7,9
TPOX: 9,11
vWA: 16,18

Culture Medium

EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:4 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.05% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37°C. Doubling time approximately 19 hours.

Cell Line Description

UM-UC-5 was obtained by transurethral resection of a bladder squamous cell carcinoma found in a female patient. UM-UC-5 was found to produce tumours in athymic nude mice.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport

Documents

Certificate of Analysis


Cell Culture Guide

ECACC Laboratory Handbook
Protocols & Articles
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