Product Image

Contributor Information

  • Name Eric Kenneth Parkinson
  • Institute Cancer Research UK, Glasgow: The Beatson Institute

Tool Details

  • Tool name: BICR 78 Cell Line
  • Tool type: Cell Lines
  • Organism: Human
  • Tissue: Alveolus
  • Cancer type: Oral alveolus squamous carcinoma
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Growth properties: Adherent
  • Model: Tumour line
  • Description: Adherent keratinocyte cell line derived from a squamous cell carcinoma of the oral alveolus of a Caucasian male. Keratin and involucrin markers present. Known mutations: p53, p16 and p14ARF. Cells are not tumourigenic in athymic mice.
  • Research area: Cancer; Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death; Drug Discovery & Development; Epigenetics & Nuclear Signalling
  • Cellosaurus ID: CVCL_2315

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

Application Details


  • Format: Frozen
  • Growth medium: DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS) + 0.4 micrograms/ml Hydrocortisone.
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice


  • Available on request


  •   Edington et al. 1995. Mol Carcinog. 13(4):254-65. PMID: 7646764.
  •   Cellular immortality: a late event in the progression of human squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck associated with p53 alteration and a high frequency of allele loss.