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Contributor Information

  • Name Aloysius Klingelhutz
  • Institute The University of Iowa

Tool Details

  • Tool name: TERT E6/E7 HTE cell line
  • Tool type: Cell Lines
  • Organism: Human
  • Tissue: Lung
  • Cancer type: Head and neck cancer
  • Disease: Cancer
  • Model: Immortalised Line
  • Conditional: No
  • Description: High telomerase; Model for HPV associated head and neck cancer
  • Research area: Cancer
  • Production details: G418 and Hygromycin

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

  • Target: Used as an immortal adult human tonsillar epithelial cell line for pathogenesis and inflammation studies

Application Details


  • Format: Frozen
  • Shipping conditions: Dry ice



  •   Spanos et al. 2008. Head Neck. 30(2):139-47. PMID: 17657785.
  •   Deletion of the PDZ motif of HPV16 E6 preventing immortalization and anchorage-independent growth in human tonsil epithelial cells.