Cell Description: Human rhabdomyosarcoma
Split Ratio: A ratio of 1:6 to 1:10 is recommended
Karyotype: diploidy and tetraploidy
Tumorigenic: yes, in nude mice; forms small cell malignant tumor consistent with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma; also
in newborn mice treated with anti thymocyte serum
Isoenzymes: PGM3, 1; PGM1, 1; ES-D, 1; Me-2, 1; AK-1, 1; GLO-1, 1; G6PD, B
Biosafety Level: 1
Comments: Derived from a 1 year old female.
Reference: Fogh J et al. Absence of HeLa cell contamination in 169 cell lines derived from human tumors. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 58: 209-214, 1977. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59: 221-226, 1977. Giard DJ et al.In vitro cultivation of human tumors:establishment of cell lines derived from a series of solid tumors. J.Natl. Cancer Inst. 51: 1417-1423, 1973.