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Cellosaurus MC4000 (CVCL_5331)

Cell line name MC4000
Synonyms MC-4000
Accession CVCL_5331
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: MC4000 (RRID:CVCL_5331)
Comments Problematic cell line: Contaminated. Shown to be a HeLa derivative (PubMed=10508494; PubMed=20143388). Originally thought to originate from a breast carcinoma.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00143.
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 333761; Human papillomavirus type 18 (HPV18).
Disease Human papillomavirus-related endocervical adenocarcinoma (NCIt: C27677)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0030 (HeLa)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling 30Y6M
Category Cancer cell line
Web pages http://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v9_distribution.xlsx
Publications

PubMed=9150904; DOI=10.1023/A:1005756632293
Hambly R.J., Double J.A., Thompson M.J., Bibby M.C.
Establishment and characterisation of new cell lines from human breast tumours initially established as tumour xenografts in NMRI nude mice.
Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 43:247-258(1997)

PubMed=10508494; DOI=10.1002/(SICI)1097-0215(19991112)83:4<555::AID-IJC19>3.0.CO;2-2
MacLeod R.A.F., Dirks W.G., Matsuo Y., Kaufmann M., Milch H., Drexler H.G.
Widespread intraspecies cross-contamination of human tumor cell lines arising at source.
Int. J. Cancer 83:555-563(1999)

PubMed=20143388; DOI=10.1002/ijc.25242
Capes-Davis A., Theodosopoulos G., Atkin I., Drexler H.G., Kohara A., MacLeod R.A.F., Masters J.R.W., Nakamura Y., Reid Y.A., Reddel R.R., Freshney R.I.
Check your cultures! A list of cross-contaminated or misidentified cell lines.
Int. J. Cancer 127:1-8(2010)

Cross-references
Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03151743
Other Wikidata; Q54904211