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RCB0980 : Sa3  update : 2021/05/20
CommentSquamous carcinoma cells derived from human oral cancer.
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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 Harada, Masakazu
Originator Harada, Masakazu
Year of deposit 1994
Animal _human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Race Japanese
Gender Male
Age at sampling 63 years
Tissue upper gingiva
Disease name squamous cell carcinoma
Metastastatic ability Yes
Metastatsd tissue lung, lymph node
Classification cancer
Year of origin 1989
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_8063
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives BME (2mM L-Glutamine) + 20% NBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : 1-2 times/week, Medium Renewal : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Isozyme LD, NP
Chromosome mode 63-71(50) : /64(4),65(5),66(10),67(15),68(4),69(8)/
STR(human) OK
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20513  Kono M, Komatsuda H, Yamaki H, Kumai T, Hayashi R, Wakisaka R, Nagato T, Ohkuri T, Kosaka A, Ohara K, Kishibe K, Takahara M, Katada A, Hayashi T, Kobayashi H, Harabuchi Y.  Immunomodulation via FGFR inhibition augments FGFR1 targeting T-cell based antitumor immunotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.  Oncoimmunology  2022  11(1):2021619  PubMed ID: 35003900
20085  Kase Y, Uzawa K, Wagai S, Yoshimura S, Yamamoto JI, Toeda Y, Okubo M, Eizuka K, Ando T, Nobuchi T, Kawasaki K, Saito T, Iyoda M, Nakashima D, Kasamatsu A, Tanzawa H.  Engineered exosomes delivering specific tumor-suppressive RNAi attenuate oral cancer progression.  Sci Rep  2021  11(1):5897  PubMed ID: 33723306
14341  Kono M, Kumai T, Hayashi R, Yamaki H, Komatsuda H, Wakisaka R, Nagato T, Ohkuri T, Kosaka A, Ohara K, Kishibe K, Takahara M, Katada A, Hayashi T, Celis E, Kobayashi H, Harabuchi Y.  Interruption of MDM2 signaling augments MDM2-targeted T cell-based antitumor immunotherapy through antigen-presenting machinery  Cancer Immunol Immunother  2021    PubMed ID: 33866408
20509  Tanaka N, Minemura C, Asai S, Kikkawa N, Kinoshita T, Oshima S, Koma A, Kasamatsu A, Hanazawa T, Uzawa K, Seki N.  Identification of miR-199-5p and miR-199-3p Target Genes: Paxillin Facilities Cancer Cell Aggressiveness in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Genes (Basel)  2021  12(12)  PubMed ID: 34946859
12061  Ohara M, Ohara K, Kumai T, Ohkuri T, Nagato T, Hirata-Nozaki Y, Kosaka A, Nagata M, Hayashi R, Harabuchi S, Yajima Y, Oikawa K, Harabuchi Y, Sumi Y, Furukawa H, Kobayashi H.  Phosphorylated vimentin as an immunotherapeutic target against metastatic colorectal cancer.  Cancer Immunol. Immunother.  2020    PubMed ID: 32086539
12083  Hashimura S, Kido J, Matsuda R, Yokota M, Matsui H, Inoue-Fujiwara M, Inagaki Y, Hidaka M, Tanaka T, Tsutsumi T, Nagata T, Tokumura A.  A low level of lysophosphatidic acid in human gingival crevicular fluid from patients with periodontitis due to high soluble lysophospholipase activity: Its potential protective role on alveolar bone loss by periodontitis.  Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Cell Biol Lipids  2020    PubMed ID: 32179099
13172  Li XH, Li D, Liu C, Zhang MM, Guan XJ, Fu YP.  p33ING1b regulates acetylation of p53 in oral squamous cell carcinoma via SIR2.  Cancer Cell Int  2020    PubMed ID: 32831651
13401  Hayashi R, Nagato T, Kumai T, Ohara K, Ohara M, Ohkuri T, Hirata-Nozaki Y, Harabuchi S, Kosaka A, Nagata M, Yajima Y, Yasuda S, Oikawa K, Kono M, Kishibe K, Takahara M, Katada A, Hayashi T, Celis E, Harabuchi Y, Kobayashi H.  Expression of placenta-specific 1 and its potential for eliciting anti-tumor helper T-cell responses in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.  Oncoimmunology  2020    PubMed ID: 33457076
13903  Aika Tanzawa et al.  Comprehensive gene expression analysis of semaphorins in oral squamous cell carcinoma  Oral Science International  2020  17(2):67-72 
11354  Nakamura Y, Nakahata S, Kondo Y, Izumi A, Yamamoto K, Ichikawa T, Tamura T, Noumi K, Yamashita Y, Morishita K.  Overexpression of absent in melanoma 2 in oral squamous cell carcinoma contributes to tumor progression.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.  2019    PubMed ID: 30587341
11405  Uzawa K, Kasamatsu A, Saito T, Kita A, Sawai Y, Toeda Y, Koike K, Nakashima D, Endo Y, Shiiba M, Takiguchi Y, Tanzawa H.  Growth suppression of human oral cancer cells by candidate agents for cetuximab-side effects.  Exp. Cell Res.  2019    PubMed ID: 30690028
11497  Yasukochi A, Kawakubo-Yasukochi T, Morioka M, Hazekawa M, Nishinakagawa T, Ono K, Nakashima M, Nakamura S.  Regulation of collagen type XVII expression by miR203a-3p in oral squamous cell carcinoma cells.  J. Biochem.  2019    PubMed ID: 30918974
11759  Uzawa K, Amelio AL, Kasamatsu A, Saito T, Kita A, Fukamachi M, Sawai Y, Toeda Y, Eizuka K, Hayashi F, Kato-Kase I, Sunohara M, Iyoda M, Koike K, Nakashima D, Ogawara K, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Takiguchi Y, Yamauchi M, Tanzawa H.  Resveratrol Targets Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor Expression to Overcome Cetuximab-Resistance in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Sci Rep  2019    PubMed ID: 31434965
9696  Kazuya Hiroshima, Masashi Shiiba, Noritoshi Oka, Fumihiko Hayashi, Sho Ishida, Reo Fukushima, Kazuyuki Koike, Manabu Iyoda, Dai Nakashima, Hideki Tanzawa, Katsuhiro Uzawa  Tspan15 Plays a Crucial Role in Metastasis in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma  Exp Cell Res  2019  384(2):111622  PubMed ID: 31518558
11907  Cervino G, Fiorillo L, Herford AS, Romeo U, Bianchi A, Crimi S, D'Amico C, De Stefano R, Troiano G, Santoro R, Laino L, Laino G, Cicciù M.  Molecular Biomarkers Related to Oral Carcinoma: Clinical Trial Outcome Evaluation in a Literature Review.  Dis. Markers  2019    PubMed ID: 31019584
12366  Zhang C, Qiao H, Guo W, Liu Y, Yang L, Liu Y, Jin B, Fu M, Wang G, Li W.  CD100-plexin-B1 induces epithelial-mesenchymal transition of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and promotes metastasis  Cancer Lett  2019  455:1-13  PubMed ID: 30981760
12457  Eizuka K, Nakashima D, Oka N, Wagai S, Takahara T, Saito T, Koike K, Kasamatsu A, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  SYT12 plays a critical role in oral cancer and may be a novel therapeutic target  J Cancer  2019  10(20):4913-4920  PubMed ID: 31598163
12586  Sato K, Shi L, Ito F, Ohara Y, Motooka Y, Tanaka H, Mizuno M, Hori M, Hirayama T, Hibi H, Toyokuni S.  Non-thermal plasma specifically kills oral squamous cell carcinoma cells in a catalytic Fe(II)-dependent manner  J Clin Biochem Nutr  2019  65(1):8-15  PubMed ID: 31379408
10682  Yamamoto JI, Kasamatsu A, Okubo Y, Nakashima D, Fushimi K, Minakawa Y, Kasama H, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Evaluation of tryptophan-aspartic acid repeat-containing protein 34 as a novel tumor-suppressor molecule in human oral cancer.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.  2018  495:2469-2474  PubMed ID: 29278705
10806  Okubo Y, Kasamatsu A, Yamatoji M, Fushimi K, Ishigami T, Shimizu T, Kasama H, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Diacylglycerol lipase alpha promotes tumorigenesis in oral cancer by cell-cycle progression.  Exp. Cell Res.  2018  367:112-118  PubMed ID: 29614312
11226  Fukushima R, Kasamatsu A, Nakashima D, Higo M, Fushimi K, Kasama H, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Overexpression of Translocation Associated Membrane Protein 2 Leading to Cancer-Associated Matrix Metalloproteinase Activation as a Putative Metastatic Factor for Human Oral Cancer.  J Cancer  2018    PubMed ID: 30271493
4183  Ohara K, Ohkuri T, Kumai T, Nagato T, Nozaki Y, Ishibashi K, Kosaka A, Nagata M, Harabuchi S, Ohara M, Oikawa K, Aoki N, Harabuchi Y, Celis E, Kobayashi H.  Targeting phosphorylated p53 to elicit tumor-reactive T helper responses against head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.  Oncoimmunology  2018    PubMed ID: 30510853
10148  Takahara T, Kasamatsu A, Yamatoji M, Iyoda M, Kasama H, Saito T, Takeuchi S, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  SIPA1 promotes invasion and migration in human oral squamous cell carcinoma by ITGB1 and MMP7.  Exp. Cell Res.  2017  352:357-363  PubMed ID: 28237246
10155  Koide N, Kasamatsu A, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Ishida S, Shimizu T, Kimura Y, Miyamoto I, Yoshimura S, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Evidence for Critical Role of Lymphocyte Cytosolic Protein 1 in Oral Cancer.  Sci Rep  2017  7:43379  PubMed ID: 28230172
10191  Takeuchi S, Kasamatsu A, Yamatoji M, Nakashima D, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Koide N, Takahara T, Shimizu T, Iyoda M, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  TEAD4-YAP interaction regulates tumoral growth by controlling cell-cycle arrest at the G1 phase.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.  2017  486:385-390  PubMed ID: 28315328
10418  Kita A, Kasamatsu A, Nakashima D, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Ishida S, Shimizu T, Kimura Y, Miyamoto I, Yoshimura S, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Activin B Regulates Adhesion, Invasiveness, and Migratory Activities in Oral Cancer: a Potential Biomarker for Metastasis.  J Cancer  2017  8:2033-2041  PubMed ID: 28819404
10958    Inactivation of dermatopontin via histone deacetylation in human oral cancer  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology   2017  29, 400-404 
11036    Increased Expression of CD44v9, A Cancer Stem Cell Marker, in Head And Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells after Irradiation  Int J Cancer Oncol  2017  4: 225- 230 
6029  Ishida S et al  Novel mechanism of aberrant ZIP4 expression with zinc supplementation in oral tumorigenesis.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  2017  483(1):339-345  PubMed ID: 28017725
12679  Tamura T, Ichikawa T, Nakahata S, Kondo Y, Tagawa Y, Yamamoto K, Nagai K, Baba T, Yamaguchi R, Futakuchi M, Yamashita Y, Morishita K.  Loss of NDRG2 Expression Confers Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Enhanced Metastatic Potential  Cancer Res  2017  77(9):2363-2374  PubMed ID: 28209617
14229  Shiiba M, Yamagami H, Yamamoto A, Minakawa Y, Okamoto A, Kasamatsu A, Sakamoto Y, Uzawa K, Takiguchi Y, Tanzawa H.  Mefenamic acid enhances anticancer drug sensitivity via inhibition of aldo-keto reductase 1C enzyme activity  Oncol Rep  2017  37(4):2025-2032  PubMed ID: 28259989
14306  Noriko Komatsu, Kenichi Mitsui, Osamu Kusano-Arai, Hiroko Iwanari, Kazuto Hoshi, Tsuyoshi Takato, Takahiro Abe and Takao Hamakubo  Enhancement of anti-robo1 immunotoxin cytotoxicity to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma via photochemical internalization  Archives in Cancer Research  2017  5 
9616  Kitajima D, Kasamatsu A, Nakashima D, Miyamoto I, Kimura Y, Saito T, Suzuki T, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Tie2 Regulates Tumor Metastasis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas.  J Cancer  2016  7:600-7  PubMed ID: 27053959
9630  Kimura Y, Kasamatsu A, Nakashima D, Yamatoji M, Minakawa Y, Koike K, Fushimi K, Higo M, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  ARNT2 Regulates Tumoral Growth in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  J Cancer  2016  7:702-10  PubMed ID: 27076852
6036  Suzuki T, Kasamatsu A, Miyamoto I, Saito T, Higo M, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Overexpression of TMOD1 is associated with enhanced regional lymph node metastasis in human oral cancer.  Int J Oncol.  2016  48(2):607-12  PubMed ID: 26718916
6044  Kasama H et al   Adenosine A2b receptor promotes progression of human oral cancer.  BMC Cancer  2015  15:563  PubMed ID: 26228921
6051  Okamoto A et al  Down-Regulation of Nucleolar and Spindle-Associated Protein 1 (NUSAP1) Expression Suppresses Tumor and Cell Proliferation and Enhances Anti-Tumor Effect of Paclitaxel in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  PLoS One  2015  10(11):e0142252  PubMed ID: 26554377
6052  Saito T et al  Semaphorin7A Promotion of Tumoral Growth and Metastasis in Human Oral Cancer by Regulation of G1 Cell Cycle and Matrix Metalloproteases: Possible Contribution to Tumoral Angiogenesis.  PLoS One  2015  10(9):e0137923  PubMed ID: 26378920
6054  Baba T et al  Persephin: A potential key component in human oral cancer progression through the RET receptor tyrosine kinase-mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathway.  Mol Carcinog  2015  54(8):608-17  PubMed ID: 24375483
6058  Shida-Sakazume T et al  Lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase1 overexpression promotes oral squamous cell carcinoma progression via enhanced biosynthesis of platelet-activating factor.  PLoS One.  2015  10(3):e0120143  PubMed ID: 25803864
15042  Koyama T, Ogawara K, Kasamatsu A, Okamoto A, Kasama H, Minakawa Y, Shimada K, Yokoe H, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  ANGPTL3 is a novel biomarker as it activates ERK/MAPK pathway in oral cancer  Cancer Med  2015  4(5):759-69  PubMed ID: 25644496
15186  Kumai T, Matsuda Y, Ohkuri T, Oikawa K, Ishibashi K, Aoki N, Kimura S, Harabuchi Y, Celis E, Kobayashi H.  c-Met is a novel tumor associated antigen for T-cell based immunotherapy against NK/T cell lymphoma  Oncoimmunology  2015  4(2):e976077  PubMed ID: 25949874
5778  Ishige S, Kasamatsu A, Ogoshi K, Saito Y, Usukura K, Yokoe H, Kouzu Y, Koike H, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Decreased expression of kallikrein-related peptidase 13: possible contribution to metastasis of human oral cancer.  Mol Carcinog  2014  53(7):557-65  PubMed ID: 23371469
5307  Kumai T, Oikawa K, Aoki N, Kimura S, Harabuchi Y, Celis E, Kobayashi H.  Tumor-derived TGF-β and prostaglandin E2 attenuate anti-tumor immune responses in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treated with EGFR inhibitor.  J Transl Med  2014  12:265  PubMed ID: 25240937
5432  Taiyoji M, Yamanaka T, Tsuno T, Ohtsubo S.  Potential value of a rice protein extract, containing proteinaceous inhibitors against cysteine proteinases from Porphyromonas gingivalis, for managing periodontal diseases.  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem  2013  77(1):80-6  PubMed ID: 23291749
5028  Saito Y, Kasamatsu A, Yamamoto A, Shimizu T, Yokoe H, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  ALY as a potential contributor to metastasis in human oral squamous cell carcinoma.  J Cancer Res Clin Oncol  2013  139(4):585-94  PubMed ID: 23242234
6067  Koike K, Kasamatsu A, Iyoda M, Saito Y, Kouzu Y, Koike H, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  High prevalence of epigenetic inactivation of the human four and a half LIM domains 1 gene in human oral cancer.  Int J Oncol  2013  42(1):141-50  PubMed ID: 23123766
6072  Uchida F, Uzawa K, Kasamatsu A, Takatori H, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Bukawa H, Tanzawa H.  Overexpression of CDCA2 in human squamous cell carcinoma: correlation with prevention of G1 phase arrest and apoptosis.  PLoS One  2013  8(2):e56381  PubMed ID: 23418564
6074  Shimizu F1, Shiiba M2, Ogawara K3, Kimura R1, Minakawa Y1, Baba T1, Yokota S, Nakashima D1, Higo M3, Kasamatsu A3, Sakamoto Y3, Tanzawa H4, Uzawa K4.  Overexpression of LIM and SH3 Protein 1 leading to accelerated G2/M phase transition contributes to enhanced tumourigenesis in oral cancer.  PLoS One  2013  8(12):e83187  PubMed ID: 24386158
6076  Minakawa Y, Kasamatsu A, Koike H, Higo M, Nakashima D, Kouzu Y, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Kinesin family member 4A: a potential predictor for progression of human oral cancer.  PLoS One. 2  2013  8(12):e85951  PubMed ID: 24386490
6078  Hotta H, Hamamura K, Yamashita K, Shibuya H, Tokuda N, Hashimoto N, Furukawa K, Yamamoto N, Hattori H, Toyokuni S, Ueda M, Furukawa K.  Lewis y antigen is expressed in oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines and tissues, but disappears in the invasive regions leading to the enhanced malignant properties irrespective of sialyl-Lewis x.  Glycoconj J  2013  30(6):585-97  PubMed ID: 23242548
6081  Kimura R, Kasamatsu A, Koyama T, Fukumoto C, Kouzu Y, Higo M, Endo-Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K.  Glutamate acid decarboxylase 1 promotes metastasis of human oral cancer by β-catenin translocation and MMP7 activation.  BMC Cancer  2013  13:555  PubMed ID: 24261884
6083  Kumai T, Matsuda Y, Oikawa K, Aoki N, Kimura S, Harabuchi Y, Celis E, Kobayashi H.  EGFR inhibitors augment antitumour helper T-cell responses of HER family-specific immunotherapy.  Br J Cancer  2013  109(8):2155-66  PubMed ID: 24045666
6093  Uzawa K, Baba T, Uchida F, Yamatoji M, Kasamatsu A, Sakamoto Y, Ogawara K, Shiiba M, Bukawa H, Tanzawa H.  Circulating tumor-derived mutant mitochondrial DNA: a predictive biomarker of clinical prognosis in human squamous cell carcinoma.  Oncotarget  2012  3(7):670-7  PubMed ID: 22832574
6099  Kishimoto K, Yoshida S, Ibaragi S, Yoshioka N, Okui T, Hu GF, Sasaki A.  Hypoxia-induced up-regulation of angiogenin, besides VEGF, is related to progression of oral cancer.  Oral Oncol  2012  48(11):1120-7  PubMed ID: 22694909
6120  Furuta H, Kondo Y, Nakahata S, Hamasaki M, Sakoda S, Morishita K.  NDRG2 is a candidate tumor-suppressor for oral squamous-cell carcinoma.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  2010  391(4):1785-91  PubMed ID: 20045673
13818  Kikuji Yamashita, Shine-Od Dalkhsuren, Tatsuo Ishikawa, Kaori Sumida, Jun Ishibashi, Hiroyoshi Hosokawa, Akemichi Ueno, Fumio Nasu, Seiichiro Kitamura  Far Infrared Ray Radiation Inhibits the Proliferation of A549, HSC3 and Sa3 Cancer Cells through Enhancing the Expression of ATF3 Gene  Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications  2010  2:382-394 
6410  Danjoh I, Sone H, Noda N, Iimura E, Nagayoshi M, Saijo K, Hiroyama T, Nakamura Y.  Is parainfluenza virus a threatening virus for human cancer cell lines?  Hum Cell  2009  22(3):81-4  PubMed ID: 19624309
8843  Yasuharu Ohgoe, Kenji K. Hirakuri, Kazuhide Ozaki and Yasuhiro Fukui  Investigation of Diamond-Like Carbon Coating for Orthodontic Archwire  New Diamond and Frontier Carbon Technology  2007  17:281-288 
15687  Kobayashi S, Ohgoe Y, Ozeki K, Hirakuri K, Aoki H.  Dissolution effect and cytotoxicity of diamond-like carbon coatings on orthodontic archwires  J Mater Sci Mater Med  2007  18(12):2263-8  PubMed ID: 17562139
2906  Nishimaki, Haruaki, Kasai, Kenji, Kozaki, Ken ichi, Takeo, Tomohiro, Ikeda, Hiroshi, Saga, Shinsuke, Nitta, Masakazu, Itoh, Gen  A role of activated Sonic hedgehog signaling for the cellular proliferation of oral squamous cell carcinoma cell line.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  2004  314:313-20  PubMed ID: 14733907
6156  Nakayama S, Sasaki A, Mese H, Alcalde RE, Tsuji T, Matsumura T.  The E-cadherin gene is silenced by CpG methylation in human oral squamous cell carcinomas.  Int J Cancer.  2001  93(5):667-73  PubMed ID: 11477576

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