BCH-RB57 Retinoblastoma cell line

Cat. #160620

BCH-RB57 Retinoblastoma cell line

Cat. #: 160620

Sub-type: Primary

Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial

Availability: 10-12 weeks

Organism: Human

Disease: Cancer

Model: BCOR mutation present


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Inventor: Carmel McConville

Institute: University of Birmingham

Tool Details

Tool Details


  • Name: BCH-RB57 Retinoblastoma cell line
  • Tool sub type: Primary
  • Organism: Human
  • Gender: Male
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: 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


  • Application notes: BCOR mutation present Patient Sex: Male STR data available on request


  • 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