RPMI 1846 (ATCC® CCL-49)

Organism: Mesocricetus auratus, hamster, Syrian golden  / 

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Organism Mesocricetus auratus, hamster, Syrian golden
Product Format frozen
Morphology epithelial
Culture Properties adherent
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.

Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Karyotype modal number = 67; range = 61 to 69
Genes Expressed
melanin
Cellular Products
melanin
Tumorigenic Yes
Effects
Yes, in newborn hamsters
Virus Susceptibility Vesicular stomatitis virus
Human poliovirus 1
Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated McCoy's 5a Medium Modified, Catalog No. 30-2007. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum to a final concentration of 10%.
Subculturing
Protocol: Remove medium, and rinse with 0.25% trypsin, 0.53 mM 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 37C) until the cells detach. Add fresh culture medium, aspirate and dispense into new culture flasks.
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:2 to 1:5 is recommended
Medium Renewal: Twice per week
Cryopreservation
Freeze medium: Complete growth medium, 95%; DMSO, 5%
Storage temperature: liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor GE Moore
References

Moore GE, et al. Continuous culture of a melanotic cell line from the golden hamster. Science 137: 986-987, 1962. PubMed: 14475649

Mount D, et al. Culture of malignant tumors of the Syrian hamster. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 31: 1217-1237, 1963. PubMed: 14071829

Hsu TC, Kellogg DS Jr.. Primary cultivation and continuous propagation in vitro of tissues from small biopsy specimens. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 25: 221-235, 1960. PubMed: 14403619

Fortner JG, et al. Transplantable tumors of the Syrian (golden) hamster. I. Tumors of the alimentary tract, endocrine glands and melanomas. Cancer Res. 21: 161-198, 1961. PubMed: 13700922

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.
Basic Documentation
References

Moore GE, et al. Continuous culture of a melanotic cell line from the golden hamster. Science 137: 986-987, 1962. PubMed: 14475649

Mount D, et al. Culture of malignant tumors of the Syrian hamster. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 31: 1217-1237, 1963. PubMed: 14071829

Hsu TC, Kellogg DS Jr.. Primary cultivation and continuous propagation in vitro of tissues from small biopsy specimens. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 25: 221-235, 1960. PubMed: 14403619

Fortner JG, et al. Transplantable tumors of the Syrian (golden) hamster. I. Tumors of the alimentary tract, endocrine glands and melanomas. Cancer Res. 21: 161-198, 1961. PubMed: 13700922