SK-GT-4 was established from a primary tumour in 1989 from a 89 year-old Caucasian male who presented with dysphagia secondary to a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma arising in the Barrett epithelium of the distal oesophagus. The tumour invaded into but not through the muscle layer (T2) and involved 3 of 14 lymph nodes (N1). SK-GT-4 was found to be tumorigenic in athymic nu/nu mice.
Tissue of Origin
RPMI-1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
Liquid Nitrogen (-180 °C).
Storage and Shipping
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