CaLu-06 - Human Lung Cancer Cell Line (aka CaLu-6)

CaLu-06 - Human Lung Cancer Cell Line (aka CaLu-6)


Species: Human

Category: Cancer

Tissue of Origin: Lung

Cancer Type: Lung - Cancer


CaLu-06 is a human lung adenocarcinoma cell line.


This cell line was established in 1971 from lung metastasis in lung adenocarcinoma

Lead Researcher/Research Laboratory

  • Jorgen Fogh, PhD, formerly at Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Key References

Wright W.C., Daniels W.P., Fogh J.Distinction of seventy-one cultured human tumor cell lines by polymorphic enzyme analysis. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 66:239-247(1981) Pubmed ID 6936474.

Licensing Information

This cell line may be licensed nonexclusively for research or commercial purposes.

  • Express License: For internal research purposes by a for-profit entity: Fill out MSK’s Core Express License; see here for links to the online fillable Core Express License, as well as a PDF version. For detailed guidance on how to fill out this webform, see here. Please note:  In order to streamline and expedite the licensing of select MSK cell lines, the terms of this non-exclusive license are non-negotiable. This license is only available for select cell lines, including this one. Once this license has been executed by MSK, you will receive a signed copy and payment instructions; all payments up to $10,000 must be made by credit card.
  • Commercial License: Contact MSK’s Tangible Research Materials team at [email protected].
  • For non-licensing requests from academic-research institutions: Contact MSK’s Antibody & Bioresource Core Facility at  [email protected]

Stage of Development

Ready to use