BC-1 (ATCC® CRL-2230)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Cell Type: B lymphocyte  /  Disease: lymphoma

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Organism Homo sapiens, human
Cell Type B lymphocyte
Product Format frozen
Morphology lymphoblast
Culture Properties suspension
Biosafety Level 2 CELLS CONTAIN HERPESVIRUS
Disease lymphoma
Age 46 years
Gender male
Applications
transfection host
Derivation
BC-1 is a lymphoma cell line originated in 1992 by Ethel Cesarman and Giorgio Inghirami in the laboratory of Daniel M. Knowles.
The cells were derived from an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) related body cavity based lymphoma presenting as a primary lymphomatous effusion in the peritoneal cavity.
Clinical Data
male
Antigen Expression
CD30 +; CD45 +; EMA + (epithelial membrane antigen)
Genes Expressed
CD30 +; CD45 +; EMA + (epithelial membrane antigen)
Comments
BC-1 is a lymphoma cell line originated in 1992 by Ethel Cesarman and Giorgio Inghirami in the laboratory of Daniel M. Knowles.
The cells were derived from an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) related body cavity based lymphoma presenting as a primary lymphomatous effusion in the peritoneal cavity.
The cells contain two viral genomes: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV, provisionally designed HHV-8).
KSHV is a recently identified and largely uncharacterized virus.
The BC-1 cell line allows in vitro culture of KSHV viral genomes.
It is also a practical source of KSHV DNA to be used as a positive control for screening tests.
Complete Growth Medium RPMI 1640 medium, 80%; fetal bovine serum, 20%
Subculturing
Medium Renewal: Every 2 to 3 days
Cultures can be maintained by addition or replacement of fresh medium. Start cultures at 5 X 10 exp5 cells/ml and maintain between 5 X 10 exp5 and 2 X 10 exp6 cells/ml.
Cryopreservation
Culture medium, 95%; DMSO, 5%
STR Profile
Amelogenin: X,Y
CSF1PO: 10,11
D13S317: 8
D16S539: 12,13
D5S818: 11,12
D7S820: 11
THO1: 9.3
TPOX: 8,9
vWA: 16,20
Population Doubling Time 48 to 72 hrs
Name of Depositor E Cesarman
References

Moore PS, et al. Primary characterization of a herpesvirus agent associated with Kaposi's sarcoma. J. Virol. 70: 549-558, 1996. PubMed: 8523568

Cesarman E, et al. In vitro establishment and characterization of two acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related lymphoma cell lines (BC-1 and BC-2) containing Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-like (KSHV) DNA sequences. Blood 86: 2708-2714, 1995. PubMed: 7670109

Chadburn A, et al. CD30 (Ki-1) positive anaplastic large cell lymphomas in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Cancer 72: 3078-3090, 1993. PubMed: 8221575

Cesarman E, et al. Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in AIDS- related body-cavity-based lymphomas. N. Engl. J. Med. 332: 1186-1191, 1995. PubMed: 7700311

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References

Moore PS, et al. Primary characterization of a herpesvirus agent associated with Kaposi's sarcoma. J. Virol. 70: 549-558, 1996. PubMed: 8523568

Cesarman E, et al. In vitro establishment and characterization of two acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related lymphoma cell lines (BC-1 and BC-2) containing Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-like (KSHV) DNA sequences. Blood 86: 2708-2714, 1995. PubMed: 7670109

Chadburn A, et al. CD30 (Ki-1) positive anaplastic large cell lymphomas in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Cancer 72: 3078-3090, 1993. PubMed: 8221575

Cesarman E, et al. Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in AIDS- related body-cavity-based lymphomas. N. Engl. J. Med. 332: 1186-1191, 1995. PubMed: 7700311