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Contributor Information

  • Name Walter Bodmer
  • Institute University of Oxford

Tool Details

  • Tool name: C75 Colorectal adenocarcinoma Cell Line
  • Tool type: Cell Lines
  • Organism: Human
  • Tissue: Colon
  • Cancer type: Digestive / Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: Tumour line
  • Conditional: Yes
  • Description: The C75 cell line was established from a 56-year old male patient with a moderately well differentiated adenocarcnoma of the sigmoid colon classified as Dukes' stage D
  • Research area: Cancer; Drug development
  • Cellosaurus ID: CVCL_5248

  • For Research Use Only

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Application Details


  • Format: Frozen
  • Growth medium: Iscove′s Modified Dulbecco′s Medium, + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS) + 2 mM Glutamine
  • Temperature: 37C
  • Atmosphere: 5% CO2
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice
  • Mycoplasma free: Yes
  • Subculture routine: Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm² using 0.05% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C. The cells grow very slowly - following resuscitation or subculture the cells take at least 48 hours



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  •   Tissue typing the HLA-A locus from genomic DNA by sequence-specific PCR: comparison of HLA genotype and surface expression on colorectal tumor cell lines.