SK-RC-15 is a primary renal clear cell adenocarcinoma cell line that grows in nude mice and was derived from the kidney.
This cell line is from a collection of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) cell lines derived from the primary tumors of patients who underwent surgery.
This cell line was established from a 68-year-old male of unknown ethnicity with clear cell renal carcinoma.
All cell lines were established in Dr. Lloyd Old’s laboratory, from patients undergoing nephrectomy at Memorial Hospital, MSK, between the years 1972 and 1987. Fresh surgical specimens were obtained from Tumor Procurement Services, Department of Surgical Pathology, Memorial Hospital, MSK.
Lloyd J. Old, MD, former William E. Snee Chair in Cancer Immunology, MSK; former Director, New York Branch, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, and members of the Old Laboratory
- Ebert T et al. (1990) Establishment and characterization of human renal cancer and normal kidney cell lines. Cancer research, 50(17), 5531-5536. (PubMed ID: 2386958)
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- RRID: CVCL_6180