Cell Line:                              MX-1

Cell Description:                 Human carcinoma, infiltrating duct carcinoma


Culture medium:                      DMEM with 4,5 g/L glucose, sodium bicarbonate, 2 mM L-glutamine and 1,0 mM sodium pyruvate and 10% FBS optional with 10mM HEPES

Subculture routine:                 Remove medium, add fresh 0,25% trypsin, 0,02% EDTA solution and incubate for 10 minutes at37¡C. Add fresh medium, aspirate to dispense the cells and centrifuge at 800 rpm for 3 minutes. Add fresh medium to the pellet and dispense into new flasks.

Morphology:                            Epithelial

Karyotype:                              2n = 40

Split ratio:                                1:4

Depositor:                               MRI

Sterility:                                   Tests for Mycoplasma, bacteria and fungi were negative

Biosafety Level:                     1

Comments:                              In vitro established from the primary infiltrating duct carcinoma of a 40 year-old female; oestrogenrezeptors negative.

Reference:                             Cytometry 9, 605-611; 1988, Cancer Res. 42, 2168-2170, 1982; Cancer Res. 47, 532-40, 1987; Cancer Res. 48, 4664-72. 1988.