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VCaP androgen-independent cell line

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Catalogue Number 154161
Parental Line VCaP
Host Human
Disease Keywords Human prostate adenocarcinoma
Model Tumour line
Relevance VCaP cells are androgen-sensitive human prostate adenocarcinoma cells established in 1997 from a vertebral bone metastasis from a 59-year-old Caucasian male with hormone refractory prostate cancer. This cell line is commonly used for prostate cancer research.
The cell line is a clonal population of VCaP cells grown in steroid-depleted conditions for ~4 months. Cells adapted to growth conditions and are now routinely grown in media lacking testosterone
Production Details VCaP cells grown in steroid-depleted conditions for ~4 months
Conditional No
Research Area Cancer
Recommended Growing Conditions DMEM + 10% FBS

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