SK-OV-01 _ Human Ovarian Adenocarcinoma Cell Line

SK-OV-01 _ Human Ovarian Adenocarcinoma Cell Line


Species: Human

Category: Cancer

Tissue of Origin: N/A

Cancer Type: Ovarian Adenocarcinoma


SK-OV-01 is a human ovarian cancer cell line.


This cell line was established from an ovarian metastasis in a 65-year-old female with ovarian adenocarcinoma.

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

DOI=10.1007/978-1-4757-1647-4_5 Fogh J., Trempe G.L. New human tumor cell lines. (In) Human tumor cells in vitro; Fogh J. (eds.); pp.115-159; Springer; New York (1975)

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