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RCB0513 : SKN  update : 2023/02/09
CommentHuman cell line derived from uterine leiomyosarcoma. Sensitive to estradiol-17 beta. Metastasis to kidney was observed in the clinic.
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Terms and conditionsThere is no restriction regarding use for basic researches. In relation to commercial use and use for patent filing, first of all please contact the RIKEN BRC.
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Basic information Depositor Ishiwata, Isamu
Originator Ishiwata, Isamu
Year of deposit 1990
Animal human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Gender Female
Age at sampling 52 years
Tissue endometrium
Metastastatic ability Yes
Metastatsd tissue kidney
Classification cancer
Year of origin 1975
Memo_1 Mycoplasma was eliminated with MC-210.
Lifespan infinite
Morphology fibroblast-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_3167
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives HamF12 + 15% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% Trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Virus (HIV) (-)
Isozyme LD, NP, G6PD, AST, MPI
Chromosome mode 80-207(50) : 80(7),81(8),82(6),83(12),84(5),85(2)/
STR(human) OK
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Reference information Reference 3
User's Publication 6

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1035  Ishiwata I, Ishiwata C, Soma M, Ono I, Nakaguchi T, Ishikawa H.  Tumor angiogenic activity of gynecologic tumor cell lines on the chorioallantoic membrane  Gynecol Oncol  1988  29(1):87-93  PubMed ID: 2448191   DOI: 10.1016/0090-8258(88)90151-5
1198  Ishiwata I, Ishiwata C, Ishikawa H  Biological characteristics of a human uterine leiomyosarcoma cell line,particularly its heterotransplantability and effect on the proliferation of vascular endothelial cells.  Nippon Sanka Fujinka Gakkai Zasshi  1987  39:853-8  PubMed ID: 2439619  
1201  Ishiwata I, Nozawa S, Nagai S, Kurihara S, Mikata A  Establishment of a human leiomyosarcoma cell line.  Cancer Res  1977  37:658-64  PubMed ID: 556976  

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User's Publication
7548  Miyata T, Sonoda K, Tomikawa J, Tayama C, Okamura K, Maehara K, Kobayashi H, Wake N, Kato K, Hata K, Nakabayashi K.  Genomic, Epigenomic, and Transcriptomic Profiling towards Identifying Omics Features and Specific Biomarkers That Distinguish Uterine Leiomyosarcoma and Leiomyoma at Molecular Levels.  Sarcoma  2015  2015:412068  PubMed ID: 27057136   DOI: 10.1155/2015/412068
14017  Tanaka T, Bai T, Yukawa K.  Death-associated protein kinase is essential for the survival of various types of uterine cancer cells  Int J Oncol  2010  37(4):1017-22  PubMed ID: 20811724   DOI: 10.3892/ijo_00000753
10358  Iwao Ishiwata, Makoto Yasuda, Takashi Hirano & Hiroshi Ishikawa   Establishment and characterization of HEPFT, a cell line derived from hepatoid carcinoma of the fallopian tube, with special reference to α-fetoprotein, lectin affinity and histogenesis  Human Cell  2007  20:119–130  PubMed ID: 17949352   DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-0774.2007.00039.x
8893  Hayashi T, Kobayashi Y, Kohsaka S, Sano K.  The mutation in the ATP-binding region of JAK1, identified in human uterine leiomyosarcomas, results in defective interferon-gamma inducibility of TAP1 and LMP2.  Oncogene  2006  25:4016-26  PubMed ID: 16474838   DOI: 10.1038/sj.onc.1209434
9030  H Yamamura, M Hashio, M Noguchi, Y Sugenoya, M Osakada, N Hirano, Y Sasaki, T Yoden, N Awata, N Araki, M Tatsuta, S I Miyatake, K Takahashi  Identification of the Transcriptional Regulatory Sequences of Human Calponin Promoter and Their Use in Targeting a Conditionally Replicating Herpes Vector to Malignant Human Soft Tissue and Bone Tumors  Cancer Res  2001  61 (10), 3969-77  PubMed ID: 11358814  
2061  Sugimoto H, Nishino H  [Effect of recombinant human basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on the growth of human tumor cell lines]  Hum Cell  1996  9:129-40  PubMed ID: 9183641  

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