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SW480 Cell Line human

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biological source   human colon
description   Human colon adenocarcinoma
growth mode   Adherent
karyotype   Not specified
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

Cell Line Origin

Human colon adenocarcinoma

Cell Line Description

Derived from a grade 3-4 colon adenocarcinoma. The initial cultures contained a mixture of epithelial and bipolar cells, but subsequently epithelial cells predominated. The cells produce CEA.

Application

Human SW480 cell line has been used to study the antiproliferative effects of F. mughlea Pesmen on cancer cells. It has also been used as an in vitro model to study key cellular processes required for metastasis. The cell line is used to study the effects of the transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) pathway and heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) on the growth of cells.

DNA Profile

STR-PCR Data: Amelogenin: X
CSF1PO: 13,14
D13S317: 12
D16S539: 13
D5S818: 13
D7S820: 8
THO1: 8
TPOX: 11
vWA: 16

Culture Medium

L15 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:2 to 1:8 i.e. seeding at 2-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 37°C. Medium change every 4-5 days. CO2 is not required.

Other Notes

Cultures from HPA Culture Collections and supplied by Sigma are for research purposes only. Enquiries regarding the commercial use of a cell line are referred to the depositor of the cell line. Some cell lines have additional special release conditions such as the requirement for a material transfer agreement to be completed by the potential recipient prior to the supply of the cell line. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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