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Contributor Information

  • Name Allan Balmain
  • Institute Cancer Research UK, Glasgow: The Beatson Institute

Tool Details

  • Tool name: PDVC57B Cell Line
  • Tool type: Cell Lines
  • Tool sub-type: Continuous
  • Parental cell line: PDV
  • Organism: Mouse
  • Cancer type: Carcinoma Squamous Cell
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Description: The PDVC57B Cell Line is useful for the study of the progression of carcinogenesis and as a model of relapse after surgery. PDVC57B is syngeneic for C57B1/6 mice and carries a p53 mutation in codon 231, (ATG-GTC) and an A-T tranversion at cod 61 of the H-ras gene. These events appear to be remarkably similar to the sequence of changes seen during tumour development in vivo.
  • Research area: Cancer ; Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death ; Cell Cycle ; Drug Discovery & Development ; Epigenetics & Nuclear Signalling

  • For Research Use Only

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Application Details


  • Format: Frozen
  • Growth medium: DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice


  • Available on request


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