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MCF7/S0.5

from human breast, 16022501

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biological source

human breast

growth mode

Adherent

morphology

Polygonal epithelia

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−196°C

General description

Oestrogen receptor and progesterone receptors.

Cell Line Description

This MCF7 subline was established by stepwise reductions in the serum concentration from 5% fetal calf serum to 0.5 % in growth medium consisting of DMEM: Ham′s F-12 medium (1:1) supplemented with 2mM glutamine and insulin (6ng/ml). MCF7/S0.5 expresses both oestrogen receptor and progesterone receptors.

Culture Medium

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4 x 10, 000 cells/cm² using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin or 0.05% trypsin/EDTA solution; 5% CO2; 37°C.
Recommend media changes every 2-3 days

Other Notes

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Citation

If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: MCF7/S0.5 (ECACC 16022501)

Disclaimer

This cell line has special release conditions: Commercial organisations are required to complete the ′Cell Line Release Authorisation for Research Use in Commercial Organisations′ release conditions form.

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