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Cellosaurus MeWo (CVCL_0445)

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Cell line name MeWo
Synonyms MEWO; Mewo; Me Wo; Me-Wo; Mevo; SK-MEL-MeWo; Mel-MeWo; BI-Mel; EST50
Accession CVCL_0445
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: MeWo (RRID:CVCL_0445)
Comments Part of: Cancer Dependency Map project (DepMap) (includes Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia - CCLE).
Part of: COSMIC cell lines project.
Part of: ERK genetic alteration cell panel (ATCC TCP-1033).
From: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; New York; USA.
Population: Caucasian.
Doubling time: ~32 hours (PBCF).
Microsatellite instability: Stable (MSS) (Sanger).
Omics: Array-based CGH.
Omics: Deep exome analysis.
Omics: Deep quantitative proteome analysis.
Omics: DNA methylation analysis.
Omics: HLA class I peptidome analysis by proteomics.
Omics: SNP array analysis.
Omics: Transcriptome analysis by microarray.
Omics: Transcriptome analysis by RNAseq.
Derived from site: Metastatic; Lymph node; UBERON=UBERON_0000027.
Sequence variations
  • Gene deletion; HGNC; 1788; CDKN2B; Zygosity=Heterozygous (PubMed=9598804).
  • Mutation; HGNC; 1787; CDKN2A; Simple; p.Arg80Ter (c.237_238CC>TT) (c.237_238delinsTT) (p.Pro94Leu, c.280_281CC>TT); Zygosity=Homozygous (PubMed=9598804; PubMed=17260012; PubMed=23851445; ATCC=HTB-65; DepMap=ACH-000987).
  • Mutation; HGNC; 3688; FGFR1; Simple; p.Pro252Ser (c.754C>T); Zygosity=Unspecified (PubMed=23851445).
  • Mutation; HGNC; 6877; MAPK3; Simple; p.Pro246Ser (c.736C>T); Zygosity=Heterozygous (ATCC=HTB-65).
  • Mutation; HGNC; 11998; TP53; Simple; p.Gln317Ter (c.949C>T); ClinVar=VCV000450344; Zygosity=Unspecified (PubMed=17260012; PubMed=23851445).
HLA typing Source: PubMed=15592718
Class I
Class II

Source: PubMed=25960936
Class I

Source: PubMed=26589293
Class I
Class II
Genome ancestry Source: PubMed=30894373

Origin% genome
Native American1.31
East Asian, North0.6
East Asian, South0.77
South Asian7.24
European, North25.84
European, South61.86
Disease Cutaneous melanoma (NCIt: C3510)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_AZ60 (MeWo CIS 0.01)CVCL_AZ74 (MeWo CIS 1)CVCL_AZ61 (MeWo ETO 0.1)
CVCL_Y663 (MeWo LNI 6I)CVCL_AZ63 (MeWo VIN 0.5)CVCL_AZ77 (MeWo VIN 5)
CVCL_U937 (MeWo-LC1)CVCL_J260 (MeWo-Luc)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling 78Y
Category Cancer cell line
STR profile Source(s): ATCC=HTB-65; CLS=300285; Cosmic-CLP=908128; ESTDAB=ESTDAB-050; Technion Genomics Center BCF; JCRB=JCRB0066; PubMed=25877200

12 (ATCC=HTB-65; CLS=300285; Cosmic-CLP=908128; Technion Genomics Center BCF; JCRB=JCRB0066; PubMed=25877200)
D13S3178 (Cosmic-CLP=908128; ESTDAB=ESTDAB-050)
8,9 (ATCC=HTB-65; CLS=300285; Technion Genomics Center BCF; JCRB=JCRB0066; PubMed=25877200)
Penta D10
Penta E5 (CLS=300285)
5,15 (ATCC=HTB-65; Technion Genomics Center BCF; PubMed=25877200)
TPOX8,10 (ATCC=HTB-65; CLS=300285; Cosmic-CLP=908128; Technion Genomics Center BCF; JCRB=JCRB0066; PubMed=25877200)
9,11 (ESTDAB=ESTDAB-050)

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Web pages https://www.synapse.org/#!Synapse:syn31544466

PubMed=978138; DOI=10.1084/jem.144.4.873
Shiku H., Takahashi T., Oettgen H.F., Old L.J.
Cell surface antigens of human malignant melanoma. II. Serological typing with immune adherence assays and definition of two new surface antigens.
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Cell surface antigens of human malignant melanoma: mixed hemadsorption assays for humoral immunity to cultured autologous melanoma cells.
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PubMed=833871; DOI=10.1093/jnci/58.2.209
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Absence of HeLa cell contamination in 169 cell lines derived from human tumors.
J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 58:209-214(1977)

Bruggen J., Sorg C., Macher E.
Membrane associated antigens of human malignant melanoma V: Serological typing of cell lines using antisera from nonhuman primates.
Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 5:53-62(1978)

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Houghton A.N., Oettgen H.F., Old L.J.
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HLA-A, B, C and DR alloantigen expression on forty-six cultured human tumor cell lines.
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PubMed=1383272; DOI=10.1172/JCI116007
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Human melanoma cells derived from lymphatic metastases use integrin alpha v beta 3 to adhere to lymph node vitronectin.
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PubMed=7908310; DOI=10.1080/09553009414550371
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Comet assay studies of radiation-induced DNA damage and repair in various tumour cell lines.
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Artuc M., Nurnberg W., Czarnetzki B.M., Schadendorf D.
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PubMed=9598804; DOI=10.1002/(SICI)1098-2264(199806)22:2<157::AID-GCC11>3.0.CO;2-N
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Virtually 100% of melanoma cell lines harbor alterations at the DNA level within CDKN2A, CDKN2B, or one of their downstream targets.
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PubMed=15592718; DOI=10.1007/s00262-004-0561-5
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PubMed=17260012; DOI=10.1038/sj.onc.1210252
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PubMed=20215515; DOI=10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-09-3458
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PubMed=23851445; DOI=10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-13-0006
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PubMed=25960936; DOI=10.4161/21624011.2014.954893
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Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; HTB-65
BCRC; 60540
BCRJ; 0358
CLS; 300285
ECACC; 93082609
ICLC; HTL97019
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0007687
CLO; CLO_0007688
MCCL; MCC:0000341
CLDB; cl3456
CLDB; cl3458
cancercelllines; CVCL_0445
Cell_Model_Passport; SIDM00545
Cosmic-CLP; 908128
DepMap; ACH-000987
Lonza; 437
Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0003301
Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN01821578
BioSample; SAMN01821699
BioSample; SAMN03470821
BioSample; SAMN05292463
BioSample; SAMN10987991
CRISP screens repositories BioGRID_ORCS_Cell_line; 184
Chemistry resources ChEMBL-Cells; CHEMBL3308024
ChEMBL-Targets; CHEMBL613300
GDSC; 908128
PharmacoDB; Mewo_918_2019
PubChem_Cell_line; CVCL_0445
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54905336
Experimental variables resources EFO; EFO_0006648
Gene expression databases ArrayExpress; E-MTAB-783
ArrayExpress; E-MTAB-2706
ArrayExpress; E-MTAB-2770
ArrayExpress; E-MTAB-3610
GEO; GSM156016
GEO; GSM188224
GEO; GSM188254
GEO; GSM188313
GEO; GSM206525
GEO; GSM274688
GEO; GSM827470
GEO; GSM887310
GEO; GSM888386
GEO; GSM1670097
GEO; GSM3039511
GEO; GSM3039514
GEO; GSM3039515
Polymorphism and mutation databases Cosmic; 721835
Cosmic; 886829
Cosmic; 908128
Cosmic; 928689
Cosmic; 932713
Cosmic; 933141
Cosmic; 972284
Cosmic; 1047647
Cosmic; 1060422
Cosmic; 1132584
Cosmic; 1238113
Cosmic; 1303046
Cosmic; 1995506
Cosmic; 2036702
Cosmic; 2159442
Cosmic; 2163794
Cosmic; 2651875
IARC_TP53; 26074
LiGeA; CCLE_829
Progenetix; CVCL_0445
Proteomic databases PRIDE; PXD030304
Sequence databases EGA; EGAS00001000610
EGA; EGAS00001000978
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number45