SK-MG-01 - Human Brain Cancer - Astrocytoma Cell Line

SK-MG-01 - Human Brain Cancer - Astrocytoma Cell Line


Species: Human

Category: Cancer

Tissue of Origin: Brain

Cancer Type: Astrocytoma


SK-MG-01 is a human brain cancer cell line.


This cell line was established from a brain metastasis in a 59-year-old female with astrocytoma.

Lead Researcher/Research Laboratory

  • Lloyd J. Old, MD, former William E. Snee Chair in Cancer Immunology, MSK; former Director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Key References

PubMed=6182568; DOI=10.1073/pnas.79.18.5641 Cairncross J.G., Mattes M.J., Beresford H.R., Albino A.P., Houghton A.N., Lloyd K.O., Old L.J. Cell surface antigens of human astrocytoma defined by mouse monoclonal antibodies: identification of astrocytoma subsets. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 79:5641-5645(1982)

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 Frances Weis-Garcia, PhD, Associate Laboratory Member/Head, Antibody & Bioresource Core Facility, MSK, 646-888-2354[email protected]

Stage of Development

Ready to use