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Contributor Information

  • Name Michael E. Berens ; Ph.D.
  • Institute Wake Forest University

Tool Details

  • Tool name: BG-1 Cell Line
  • Tool type: Cell Lines
  • Tool sub-type: Primary
  • Parental cell line: primary ovarian carcinoma
  • Organism: Human
  • Tissue: Ovary
  • Cancer type: Gynaecologic cancer
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: Cancer Model
  • Description: BG-1 is a human ovarian carcinoma cell line that has functional and clinically relevent estrogen receptors and progesterone receptors.
  • Research area: Cancer

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

  • Target: Ovarian cancer

Application Details


  • Format: Frozen
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice



  •   Baldwin et al. 1998. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 34(8):649-54. PMID: 9769151.
  •   BG-1 ovarian cell line: an alternative model for examining estrogen-dependent growth in vitro.
  •   Pavlik et al. 1991. Gynecol Oncol. 42(3):245-9. PMID: 1955187.
  •   The growth response of BG-1 ovarian carcinoma cells to estradiol, 4OH-tamoxifen, and tamoxifen: evidence for intrinsic antiestrogen activation.
  •   Geisinger et al. 1989. Cancer. 63(2):280-8. PMID: 2910432.
  •   Characterization of a human ovarian carcinoma cell line with estrogen and progesterone receptors.