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biological source   human kidney (renal gland)
growth mode   Adherent
karyotype   Median number of chromosomes is 84
morphology   Polygonal
products   Not specified
receptors   Not specified
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
relevant disease(s)   cancer
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −196°C


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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

Cell Line Origin

Human renal carcinoma

DNA Profile

STR-PCR Data: Amelogenin: X,Y
CSF1PO: 11
D13S317: 8,11
D16S539: 11
D5S818: 12
D7S820: 10
THO1: 8,9
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%) 1:3 to 1:9 i.e. seeding at 0.5-1x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.05% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37°C. Doubling time approximately 53 hours.

Cell Line Description

UM-RC-7 is a continuous cell line established from a primary renal adenocarcinoma. It exhibits a loss of contact inhibition and fails to produce tumours in the nude mouse model.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport


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