MeWo (ATCC® HTB-65)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Tissue: skin, Derived from metastatic site: lymph node  /  Disease: malignant melanoma

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Organism Homo sapiens, human
Tissue skin, Derived from metastatic site: lymph node
Product Format frozen
Morphology fibroblast
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1
Disease malignant melanoma
Age 78 years
Gender male
Ethnicity Caucasian
Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Derivation
The MeWo cell line was initiated by Y. Kodera and M. Bean in 1974 from lymph node tissue.
Derived from metastatic site, lymph node
Clinical Data
78 years
male
White
Antigen Expression
Antigen expression: Blood type A; HLA A2, A26, Bw16, 18
Genes Expressed
Blood type A; HLA A2, A26, Bw16, 18
Tumorigenic Yes
Effects
Yes, forms tumors in nude mice
Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated Eagle's Minimum Essential Medium, Catalog No. 30-2003. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum to a final concentration of 10%.
Subculturing Remove medium, and rinse with 0.25% trypsin, 0.03% EDTA solution. Remove the solution and add an additional 1 to 2 mL of trypsin-EDTA solution. Allow the flask to sit at room temperature (or at 37°C) until the cells detach.Add fresh culture medium, aspirate and dispense into new culture flasks.
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:3 to 1:5 is recommended
Medium Renewal: Every 2 to 3 days
Cryopreservation
culture medium 95%; DMSO, 5%
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
STR Profile
Amelogenin: X,Y
CSF1PO: 12
D13S317: 8,9
D16S539: 10,12
D5S818: 12,13
D7S820: 10,12
THO1: 7,9
TPOX: 8,10
vWA: 15
Isoenzymes
ACP1, B
AK-1, 1
ES-D, 1
G6PD, B
GLO-I, 2
PGM1, 1-2
PGM3, 1
Name of Depositor Y Kodera
Year of Origin 1974
References

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. PubMed: 833871

Goodfellow M, et al. One hundred and twenty-seven cultured human tumor cell lines producing tumors in nude mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59: 221-226, 1977. PubMed: 77210034

Wright WC, et al. Distinction of seventy-one cultured human tumor cell lines by polymorphic enzyme analysis. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 66: 239-247, 1981. PubMed: 6935474

Carey TE, et al. Cell surface antigens of human malignant melanoma: mixed hemadsorption assays for humoral immunity to cultured autologous melanoma cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 73: 3278-3282, 1976. PubMed: 1067619

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References

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. PubMed: 833871

Goodfellow M, et al. One hundred and twenty-seven cultured human tumor cell lines producing tumors in nude mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59: 221-226, 1977. PubMed: 77210034

Wright WC, et al. Distinction of seventy-one cultured human tumor cell lines by polymorphic enzyme analysis. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 66: 239-247, 1981. PubMed: 6935474

Carey TE, et al. Cell surface antigens of human malignant melanoma: mixed hemadsorption assays for humoral immunity to cultured autologous melanoma cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 73: 3278-3282, 1976. PubMed: 1067619