Human uveal melanoma C918 cell line
- Name Karla Daniels
- Institute The University of Iowa
Tool name: Human uveal melanoma C918 cell line
Tool type: Cell Lines
Tool sub-type: Primary
Parental cell line: Derived from primary human uveal melanoma
Cancer type: Uveal melanoma
Description: Uveal melanoma is a rare, but deadly, cancer of of the eye involving the uvea (iris, ciliary body, or choroid). Tumors arise from melanocytes mostly in the uvea, but can also arise from the conjunctiva and other sites within the eye.
This cell line was derived from primary choroidal melanomas. This cell line is positive for type VI collagen via IHC.
Research area: Cancer ; Drug Discovery & Development
- For Research Use Only
- • Folberg et al. 2008. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 49(11):4697-701. PMID: 18689700.
- • Daniels et al. 1996. Lab Invest. 75(1):55-66. PMID: 8683940.