Cell Line Description:
The PC-3 was initiated from a bone metastasis of a grade IV prostatic adenocarcinoma from a 62-year-old male Caucasian. The cells exhibit low acid phosphatase and testosterone-5-alpha reductase activities.
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Quality Control Specifications
DNA Quality Control Information:
· > 100 kb in size by agarose gel electrophoresis
· No RNA detected in the agarose gel
· A260/A280 ratio ³ 1.8
· Tested and verified for PCR amplification and restriction digestion.