CMT 93 Cell Line

Cat. #152752

CMT 93 Cell Line

Cat. #: 152752

Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial

Organism: Mouse

Disease: Cancer

Model: Tumour line


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Institute: Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute: Lincoln's Inn Fields

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  • Name: CMT 93 Cell Line
  • Cancer: Digestive/Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Cancers detailed: Mouse rectum carcinoma
  • Research fields: Cancer;Drug development
  • Organism: Mouse
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Growth properties: Adherent
  • Model: Tumour line
  • Conditional: Yes
  • Description: The CMT 93 cell line has been isolated from a 19 month old male mouse (C57BL/1CRF) which had received an i.p. injection of MAMA each week for 18 months. 4th in vivo passage - source of explant culture. Cells form acini and junctional complexes and produce large tumours in nude mice (6 x 1,000,000 cells inoculum) after 1 month.
  • Cellosaurus id: CVCL_1986


  • Format: Frozen
  • Growth medium: Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:4 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm?‹Â› using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37?‚°C. Cells grow in clumps. Culture Medium: DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
  • Unit size: 1x10^6 cells / vial
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice

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  • A cell line from an induced carcinoma of mouse rectum.