Caov-4 : Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Line

SK2010-070

Caov-4 : Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Line

SK2010-070

Description

The Caov-4 cell line is an ovarian cancer cell line with epithelial morphology that grows in adherent culture. These cells harbor a loss-of-function mutation in the p53 gene and are sensitive to cisplatin.

Source

This cell line was established from a metastatic site (fallopian tube) in a 45-year-old Caucasian female with adenocarcinoma of the ovary.

Inventors

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

Key References

Yaginuma Y et al. (1992) Abnormal structure and expression of the p53 gene in human ovarian carcinoma cell lines. Cancer Research 52: 4196-4199 (PubMed ID: 1638534)

Licensing Information

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

Contact Information

  • For licensing requests: Alexandra Buga, MBA, Business Development Analyst, Office of Technology Development, MSK, 646-888-1078, bugaa@mskcc.org
  • For non-licensing requests from academic-research institutions: Frances Weis-Garcia, PhD, Associate Laboratory Member/Head, Antibody & Bioresource Core Facility, MSK, 646-888-2354, weisgarf@mskcc.org

Stage of Development

Ready to use

Indications