Established from the pituitary tumor of an ovarectomized F344 rat treated with estrogen for 3 months; described as showing markedly reduced levels of TGF-β1 and TGF-β type II receptor mRNA; reported as being resistant to antiproliferative effects of TGF-β
Rat near-triploid karyotype with 10% polyploidy - 60-68<3n>
round cells, slightly adherent, growing as strings of round cells in branched colonies
Mycoplasma: negative in microbiological culture, RNA hybridization, PCR assays
Viruses: PCR: SMRV -
Storage and Shipping
Frozen with 65% medium (1:1), 5% FBS, 20% horse serum, 10% DMSO at about 3 x 10^6 cells/ampoule; ship in dry ice; store in liquid nitrogen
If you use this products in your scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: Creative Bioarray cat no. If your paper has been published, please click here to submit the Pub Med ID of your paper to get a coupon.