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SAOS-2 Cell Line human

primary osteogenic sarcoma, 89050205

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biological source   human bone
growth mode   Adherent
karyotype   2n = 46, (P1) Hyperploid to hypopentaploid
morphology   Epithelial-like
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 primary osteogenic sarcoma

Cell Line Description

Reported to have been derived from an 11 year old female Caucasian. The patient was treated with RTG, methotrexate, adriamycin, vincristine, cytoxan, and aramycin-C. HLA cell line phenotype: A2,3;Bw16,w47.

Application

SAOS-2 cell line has been used to study the importance of cyclin D1 for the activity of lithocholic acid hydroxyamide (LCAHA). It has also been used to study the effect of chromium-enriched diamond-like carbon (DLC) layers on cell adhesion and proliferation.

DNA Profile

STR-PCR Data: Amelogenin: X
CSF1PO: 10
D13S317: 12,13
D16S539: 12,13
D5S818: 12
D7S820: 8,10
THO1: 6,9
TPOX: 8
vWA: 18

Culture Medium

McCoy′s 5a + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37°C.

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
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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