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NCI-H1770 [H1770] (ATCC® CRL-5893)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Cell Type: neuroendocrine  /  Tissue: lung; derived from metastatic site: lymph node  /  Disease: stage 4, carcinoma; non-small cell lung cancer

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Organism Homo sapiens, human
Tissue lung; derived from metastatic site: lymph node
Cell Type neuroendocrine
Product Format frozen
Culture Properties suspension, multicell aggregates
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.

Disease stage 4, carcinoma; non-small cell lung cancer
Age 57 years
Gender male
Ethnicity Caucasian
The line was established in November 1987.
Clinical Data
57 years
Caucasian, White
The tissue donor was a non-smoker.
A lymphoblastoid line from the same patient is available as ATCC CRL-5960.
Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is RPMI-1640 Medium (ATCC 30-2001).To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS; ATCC 30-2020) to a final concentration of 5%.
Cultures can be maintained by the addition of fresh medium or replacement of medium. Alternatively, cultures can be established by centrifugation with subsequent resuspension in fresh medium.
Cells grow as floating aggregates of round cell clusters.
Medium Renewal: Add fresh medium as cell density increases.
Culture medium, 85%; fetal bovine serum, 10%; DMSO, 5%
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
STR Profile
Amelogenin: X
CSF1PO: 11,13
D13S317: 13
D16S539: 12,13
D5S818: 11,12
D7S820: 11
TH01: 9
TPOX: 11
vWA: 18,19
Name of Depositor AF Gazdar, JD Minna
Deposited As Homo sapiens
Year of Origin 1987

NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch Cell Line Supplement. J. Cell. Biochem. suppl. 24: 1996.

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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.
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The line is available with the following restrictions:

  1. This cell line was deposited at the ATCC by Dr. Adi F. Gazdar and is provided for research purposes only. Neither the cell line nor products derived from it may be sold or used for commercial purposes. Nor can the cells be distributed to third parties for purposes of sale, or producing for sale, cells or their products. The cells are provided as service to the research community. They are provided without warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, expressed or implied.
  2. Any proposed commercial use of the these cells, or their products, must first be negotiated with the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  For further information, please contact NCI’s Technology Transfer Center at or by phone at (240)-276-5514.


NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch Cell Line Supplement. J. Cell. Biochem. suppl. 24: 1996.