SW 684 [SW-684, SW684] (ATCC® HTB-91)

Organism: Homo sapiens, human  /  Tissue: connective tissue  /  Disease: fibrosarcoma

Organism Homo sapiens, human
Tissue connective tissue
Product Format frozen
Morphology fibroblast
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1
Disease fibrosarcoma
Age 68 years
Gender male
Ethnicity Caucasian
Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Karyotype hypertriploid; modal number = 73; range = 59 to 79.
The rate of higher ploidies was 9.1%. Eleven markers were common to most cells. These include: der(2)t(2;6)(p13;q13), der(12)t(8;12)(q11;q24), t(15q21q), 19q+, t(8p21q?) and six others. Of these, the der(2) and t(8p21q?) were generally paired. A few cells had double minutes (DM) (one per cell when present). There were 4 copies of N1, N18, N20 and N22 in most cells. Normal 15 and Y were absent. The X was paired in all cells.
Derivation
Temple Texas, United States
Clinical Data male
Caucasian
68 years
Tumorigenic Yes
Effects

Yes, produces tumors in nude mice consistent with fibrosarcoma.

Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated Leibovitz's L-15 Medium, Catalog No. 30-2008. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum to a final concentration of 10%.

(Note: The L-15 medium formulation was devised for use in a free gas exchange with atmospheric air. A CO2 and air mixture is detrimental to cells when using this medium for cultivation)


Subculturing Volumes used in this protocol are for 75 cm2 flask; proportionally reduce or increase amount of dissociation medium for culture vessels of other sizes.
  1. Remove and discard culture medium.
  2. Briefly rinse the cell layer with 0.25% (w/v) Trypsin-0.53mM EDTA solution to remove all traces of serum which contains trypsin inhibitor.
  3. Add 2.0 to 3.0 mL of Trypsin-EDTA solution to flask and observe cells under an inverted microscope until cell layer is dispersed (usually within 5 to 15 minutes).
    Note: To avoid clumping do not agitate the cells by hitting or shaking the flask while waiting for the cells to detach. Cells that are difficult to detach may be placed at 37°C to facilitate dispersal.
  4. Add 6.0 to 8.0 mL of complete growth medium and aspirate cells by gently pipetting.
  5. Add appropriate aliquots of the cell suspension to new culture vessels.
  6. Incubate cultures at 37°C without CO2.

Subcultivation Ratio: 1:3 to 1:5
Medium Renewal: Every 2 to 3 days

Note: For more information on enzymatic dissociation and subculturing of cell lines consult Chapter 10 in Culture of Animal Cells, a Manual of Basic Technique by R. Ian Freshney, 3rd edition, published by Alan R. Liss, N.Y., 1994.

Cryopreservation
Culture medium, 95%; DMSO, 5%. Cell culture tested DMSO is available as ATCC Catalog No. 4-X.

Culture Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Air, 100%
Isoenzymes
AK-1, 1-2
G6PD, B
GLO-I, 2
PGM1, 1-2
PGM3, 1
Name of Depositor A Leibovitz
Year of Origin 1974
References

Fogh J, et al. Absence of HeLa cell contamination in 169 cell lines derived from human tumors. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 58: 209-214, 1977. PubMed: 833871

Goodfellow M, et al. One hundred and twenty-seven cultured human tumor cell lines producing tumors in nude mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59: 221-226, 1977. PubMed: 77210034

The SW 684 cell line was initiated by A. Leibovitz in 1974 at the Scott and White Clinic, Temple, Texas from a fibrosarcoma removed from a 68 year old male Caucasian.

Hay, R. J., Caputo, J. L., and Macy, M. L., Eds. (1992), ATCC Quality Control Methods for Cell Lines. 2nd edition, Published by ATCC.

Caputo, J. L., Biosafety procedures in cell culture. J. Tissue Culture Methods 11:223-227, 1988.

Fleming, D.O., Richardson, J. H., Tulis, J.J. and Vesley, D., (1995) Laboratory Safety: Principles and Practice. Second edition, ASM press, Washington, DC.

Basic Documentation
Other Documentation
References

Fogh J, et al. Absence of HeLa cell contamination in 169 cell lines derived from human tumors. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 58: 209-214, 1977. PubMed: 833871

Goodfellow M, et al. One hundred and twenty-seven cultured human tumor cell lines producing tumors in nude mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59: 221-226, 1977. PubMed: 77210034

The SW 684 cell line was initiated by A. Leibovitz in 1974 at the Scott and White Clinic, Temple, Texas from a fibrosarcoma removed from a 68 year old male Caucasian.

Hay, R. J., Caputo, J. L., and Macy, M. L., Eds. (1992), ATCC Quality Control Methods for Cell Lines. 2nd edition, Published by ATCC.

Caputo, J. L., Biosafety procedures in cell culture. J. Tissue Culture Methods 11:223-227, 1988.

Fleming, D.O., Richardson, J. H., Tulis, J.J. and Vesley, D., (1995) Laboratory Safety: Principles and Practice. Second edition, ASM press, Washington, DC.