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The line was derived from tissue from the same patient as COLO 201 (ATCC CCL-224).
The cells are CSAp negative (CSAp-).
COLO 205 cells express a 36000 dalton cell surface glycoprotein related to the GA733-2 tumor associated antigen.
To insure the highest level of viability, thaw the vial and initiate the culture as soon as possible upon receipt. If upon arrival, continued storage of the frozen culture is necessary, it should be stored in liquid nitrogen vapor phase and not at -70°C. Storage at -70°C will result in loss of viability.
Cells grow loosely attached and in suspension.
Shake flask, retain the floating cells by transfering them into a centrifuge tube. Cells that remain attached may be removed using a standard trypsinization protocol (see below) and combined with the retained floating cells. Volumes used in this protocol are for 75 cm2 flask; proportionally reduce or increase amount of dissociation medium for culture vessels of other sizes.
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