BG-1 Cell Line

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BG-1 Cell Line

Cat. #: 153873

Sub-type: Primary

Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial

Organism: Human

Tissue: Ovary

Disease: Cancer

Model: Cancer Model


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Inventor: Michael E. Berens ; Ph.D.

Institute: Wake Forest University

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Target Details

Tool Details


  • Name: BG-1 Cell Line
  • Cancer: Gynaecologic cancer
  • Cancers detailed: Ovarian carcinoma
  • Research fields: Cancer
  • Tool sub type: Primary
  • Parental cell: primary ovarian carcinoma
  • Organism: Human
  • Tissue: Ovary
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: Cancer Model
  • Description: BG-1 is a human ovarian carcinoma cell line that has functional and clinically relevent estrogen receptors and progesterone receptors.

Target Details

  • Target: Ovarian cancer


  • Format: Frozen
  • Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice


  • Baldwin et al. 1998. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 34(8):649-54. PMID: 9769151.
  • BG-1 ovarian cell line: an alternative model for examining estrogen-dependent growth in vitro.
  • Pavlik et al. 1991. Gynecol Oncol. 42(3):245-9. PMID: 1955187.
  • The growth response of BG-1 ovarian carcinoma cells to estradiol, 4OH-tamoxifen, and tamoxifen: evidence for intrinsic antiestrogen activation.
  • Geisinger et al. 1989. Cancer. 63(2):280-8. PMID: 2910432.
  • Characterization of a human ovarian carcinoma c...