#160612

BCH-RB51 Retinoblastoma cell line

Cat. #160612

BCH-RB51 Retinoblastoma cell line

Cat. #: 160612

Sub-type: Primary

Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial

Availability: 10-12 weeks

Organism: Human

Tissue: Stromal

Disease: Cancer

Model: No BCOR mutation present

£430.00

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Contributor

Inventor: Carmel McConville

Institute: University of Birmingham

Tool Details
Applications
Handling

Tool Details

*FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY

  • Name: BCH-RB51 Retinoblastoma cell line
  • Tool sub type: Primary
  • Organism: Human
  • Gender: Female
  • Tissue: Stromal
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: No BCOR mutation present
  • Description: Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer most commonly affecting children under the age of 5. One eye can be affected, which is called unilateral retinoblastoma. Bilateral retinoblastoma is when both eyes are affected. This can be very distressing and frightening for the child and their parents. Some children are born with a change mutation in the RB1 retinoblastoma gene inherited from one of their parents. Or this gene change happened during the very early stages of their development in ...
  • Additional notes: STR data available on request
  • Cellosaurus id: TBC

Applications

  • Application notes: Tissue used: Stromal Patient Sex: Female No BCOR mutation present STR data available on request

Handling

  • Format: Frozen
  • Growth medium: Culture conditions: DME/F12 + 15% fetal calf serum + glutamine + non-essential amino acids + beta-mercaptoethanol - dilute fresh stock of b-ME and add just before use (Carmel needs to check concentrations). Cell line is very slow growing and should only be split at high density (e.g. 2x 25cm flasks -> 3 flasks). Before splitting, shake flask gently to dislodge apoptotic cells from surface of clumps, allow clumps to settle, remove medium/cell debris and replace with fresh medium. Do not comp...
  • Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice