Cell Line: ECV-304
Cell Description: Carcinoma, human urinary bladder
Culture medium: Medium 199 with sodium bicarbonate, 2 mM L-glutamine and 1,0 mM sodium pyruvate, 90%; FBS, 10%
Sterility: Tests for Mycoplasma, bacteria and fungi were negative
Biosafety Level: 1
Reference: Takahashi K et al. Spontaneous transformation and immortalization of human endothelial cells. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 26: 265-274, 1990. Takahashi K and Sawasaki Y. Human endothelial cell line, ECV304, produces prourokinase. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 27A: 766-768, 1991. Takahashi K and Sawasaki Y. Rare spontaneously transformed human endothelial cell line provides useful research tool. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 28A; 380-382. 1992.
ATCC designation: CRL 1998