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Cellosaurus Mel-Ab (CVCL_B425)

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Cell line name Mel-Ab
Synonyms Mel-ab
Accession CVCL_B425
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: Mel-Ab (RRID:CVCL_B425)
Comments Characteristics: Produces copious amounts of melanin in culture.
Derived from sampling site: Trunk; skin; melanocyte.
Species of origin Mus musculus (Mouse) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10090)
Breed/subspecies: C57BL/6.
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_4624 (Melan-a)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling 18FD
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

Dooley T.P., Wilson R.E., Jones N.C., Hart I.R.
Polyoma middle T abrogates TPA requirement of murine melanocytes and induces malignant melanoma.
Oncogene 3:531-535(1988)

PubMed=8024800; DOI=10.1159/000211294
Dooley T.P., Gadwood R.C., Kilgore K., Thomasco L.M.
Development of an in vitro primary screen for skin depigmentation and antimelanoma agents.
Skin Pharmacol. 7:188-200(1994)

Ontologies BTO; BTO:0003944
Other Wikidata; Q54905076
Entry history
Entry creation06-Jun-2012
Last entry update29-Oct-2020
Version number7