SNU-C1 (ATCC® CRL-5972)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Tissue: colon; derived from metastatic site: peritoneum  /  Disease: adenocarcinoma

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Organism Homo sapiens, human
Tissue colon; derived from metastatic site: peritoneum
Product Format frozen
Morphology epithelial
Culture Properties Suspension
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Disease adenocarcinoma
Age 71 years
Gender male
Ethnicity Asian
Derived from metastatic site: peritoneum
Clinical Data
71 years
Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated RPMI-1640 Medium, ATCC 30-2001. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum (ATCC 30-2020) to a final concentration of 10%.
Cultures can be maintained by addition of fresh medium or replacement of medium. Alternatively, cultures can be established by centrifugation with subsequent resuspension in fresh medium.
Add fresh medium as cell density increases.
Cells grow as floating aggregates of round cell clusters.
Medium Renewal: Every 3 to 5 days
Culture medium, 95%; DMSO, 5%
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Name of Depositor AF Gazdar, JD Minna

NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch Cell Line Supplement. J. Cell. Biochem. suppl. 24: 1996.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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The line is available with the following restrictions: 1. This cell line was deposited at the ATCC by Dr. A. Gazdar and Dr. J. Minna and is provided for research purposes only. Neither the cell line nor products derived from it may be sold or used for commercial purposes. Nor can the cells be distributed to third parties for purposes of sale, or producing for sale, cells or their products. The cells are provided as service to the research community. They are provided without warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, expressed or implied. 2. Any proposed commercial use of the these cells, or their products must first be negotiated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75235. Telephone (214) 699-8056, FAX (214) 688-7233.


NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch Cell Line Supplement. J. Cell. Biochem. suppl. 24: 1996.