SK-MEL-16 - Human Cancer - Melanoma Cell Line

SK-MEL-16 - Human Cancer - Melanoma Cell Line


Species: Human

Category: Cancer

Tissue of Origin: N/A

Cancer Type: Melanoma


SK-MEL-16 is a human melanoma cell line.


This cell line was established from a metastatic site in a person with malignant melanoma.

Lead Researcher/Research Laboratory

  • Jorgen Fogh, PhD, formerly of Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Key References

PubMed=327080; DOI=10.1093/jnci/59.1.221 Fogh J., Fogh J.M., Orfeo T. One hundred and twenty-seven cultured human tumor cell lines producing tumors in nude mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 59:221-226(1977)

Licensing Information

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

For internal research purposes by a commercial entity: Utilize MSK’s Express License, attached here. In order to streamline and expedite the licensing of select MSK cell lines, the terms of this non-exclusive license are non-negotiable. Please note: This license is only available for select cell lines, including this one.

To proceed, please download this contract, fill in all relevant fields, and email a scanned version to [email protected]. Once this license has been executed by MSK, you will receive a signed copy and invoice, and can then place your order with ATCC.

For licensing requests for a commercial purpose:  Contact MSK’s Tangible Materials team at [email protected].

For non-licensing requests from academic-research institutions: Contact Beatrice Yin, MA, Research Lab Manager, Jedd Wolchok Laboratory, 646-888-2585, [email protected].

Stage of Development

Ready to use