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Cellosaurus B16-BL6 (CVCL_0157)

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Cell line name B16-BL6
Synonyms B16/BL6; B16 BL6; B16BL6; B16BL-6; BL6; BL-6; B16-F10-BL6
Accession CVCL_0157
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: B16-BL6 (RRID:CVCL_0157)
Comments Characteristics: Highly invasive.
Derived from site: In situ; Skin; UBERON=UBERON_0002097.
Disease Mouse melanoma (NCIt: C21790)
Species of origin Mus musculus (Mouse) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10090)
Breed/subspecies: C57BL/6.
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0159 (B16-F10)
CVCL_Z859 (BL6T)
Sex of cell Male
Category Cancer cell line

Poste G., Doll J., Hart I.R., Fidler I.J.
In vitro selection of murine B16 melanoma variants with enhanced tissue-invasive properties.
Cancer Res. 40:1636-1644(1980)

Schackert G., Fidler I.J.
Site-specific metastasis of mouse melanomas and a fibrosarcoma in the brain or meninges of syngeneic animals.
Cancer Res. 48:3478-3484(1988)

Schackert G., Price J.E., Zhang R.-D., Bucana C.D., Itoh K., Fidler I.J.
Regional growth of different human melanomas as metastases in the brain of nude mice.
Am. J. Pathol. 136:95-102(1990)

PubMed=11833741; DOI=10.1016/S0024-3205(01)01454-0
Nakamura K., Yoshikawa N., Yamaguchi Y., Kagota S., Shinozuka K., Kunitomo M.
Characterization of mouse melanoma cell lines by their mortal malignancy using an experimental metastatic model.
Life Sci. 70:791-798(2002)

Cell line collections (Providers) KCLB; 80006
RCB; RCB2638
TKG; TKG 0598
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0050759
MCCL; MCC:0000049
Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0002808
Chemistry resources ChEMBL-Cells; CHEMBL4295415
ChEMBL-Targets; CHEMBL4296400
PubChem_Cell_line; CVCL_0157
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54752412
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update05-Oct-2023
Version number15