Human genomic DNA (NCI-H526) (ATCC® CRL-5811D)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  / 

Product Format frozen Approx. 10 µg
Storage Conditions -20°C or colder in a manual defrost freezer. Avoid freeze-thawing.
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.


Cell Line Description:

NCI-H526 expresses elevated levels of 2 biochemical markers of SCLC: neuron specific enolase and the brain isoenzyme of creatine kinase. They do not express L-dopa carboxylase or bombesin-like immunoreactivity. These cells express the c-kit gene as well as the N-myc gene, but not c-myc or L-myc. N-myc is amplified and p75 c-myb expression was observed. NCI-H526 also expresses the proto-oncogenes N-ras, Ki-ras, Ha-ras, and c-raf1. Only trace amounts of the retinoblastoma susceptibility gene, RB mRNA were detected. RB protein was not detected. The cells express easily detectable levels of p53 mRNA compared to levels found in normal lung; abnormally sized mRNA was present.

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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.