A375.S2 (ATCC® CRL-1872)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Cell Type: Melanoma  /  Tissue: skin  /  Disease: malignant melanoma

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Organism Homo sapiens, human
Cell Type Melanoma
Product Format frozen
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1
Disease malignant melanoma
Age 54 years
Gender female
Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
This line was cloned by limiting dilution from the A375 melanoma cell line (see ATCC CRL-1619).
Clinical Data
Tumorigenic Yes
Yes, in immunosuppressed mice
These cells will eventually die and lyse when cultured in medium containing interleukin-1 (interleukin 1, IL-1) and therefore can be used in a reliable and sensitive growth inhibition assay for IL-1.
Sensitivity to IL-1 is maximal when the cells are derived from subconfluent cultures in logarithmic growth.
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%.
Remove medium, rinse with fresh 0.25% trypsin, 0.03% EDTA solution and let the culture sit at room temperature (or 37°C) until cells detach (about 10 minutes). Add fresh medium, aspirate and dispense into new flasks.
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:3 to 1:8 is recommended
Medium Renewal: Every 2 to 3 days
culture medium 95%; DMSO, 5%
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
STR Profile
Amelogenin: X
CSF1PO: 11,12
D13S317: 11,14
D16S539: 9
D5S818: 12
D7S820: 9
THO1: 8
TPOX: 8,10
vWA: 16,17
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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

Onozaki K, et al. Human interleukin-1 is a cytocidal factor for several tumor cell lines. J. Immunol. 135: 3962-3968, 1985. PubMed: 2415593

Lachman LB, et al. Natural and recombinant human interleukin-1beta is cytotoxic for human melanoma cells. J. Immunol. 136: 3098-3102, 1986. PubMed: 3485680

Nakai S, et al. A simple, sensitive bioassay for the detection of interleukin-1 using human melanoma A375 cell line. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 154: 1189-1196, 1988. PubMed: 3261584

Giard DJ, et al. In vitro cultivation of human tumors: establishment of cell lines derived from a series of solid tumors. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 51: 1417-1423, 1973. PubMed: 4357758