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Cellosaurus Tera-2 (CVCL_2777)

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Cell line name Tera-2
Synonyms TERA-2; Tera 2; Tera II
Accession CVCL_2777
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: Tera-2 (RRID:CVCL_2777)
Comments Part of: Cancer Dependency Map project (DepMap) (includes Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia - CCLE).
From: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; New York; USA.
Population: Caucasian.
Derived from site: Metastatic; Lung; UBERON=UBERON_0002048.
Disease Embryonal carcinoma (NCIt: C3752)
Embryonal carcinoma (ORDO: Orphanet_180226)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_0034 (NTERA-2)CVCL_XI45 (Tera-2_CDDP)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling 22Y
Category Cancer cell line
STR profile Source(s): ATCC


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Fogh J., Trempe G.L.
New human tumor cell lines.
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Absence of HeLa cell contamination in 169 cell lines derived from human tumors.
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Fogh J.
Cultivation, characterization, and identification of human tumor cells with emphasis on kidney, testis, and bladder tumors.
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PubMed=6169654; DOI=10.1002/ijc.2910260304
Andrews P.W., Bronson D.L., Benham F.J., Strickland S., Knowles B.B.
A comparative study of eight cell lines derived from human testicular teratocarcinoma.
Int. J. Cancer 26:269-280(1980)

Williams R.D.
Human urologic cancer cell lines.
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Wright W.C., Daniels W.P., Fogh J.
Distinction of seventy-one cultured human tumor cell lines by polymorphic enzyme analysis.
J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 66:239-247(1981)

PubMed=6202829; DOI=10.1099/0022-1317-65-5-887
Lower R., Lower J., Frank H., Harzmann R., Kurth R.
Human teratocarcinomas cultured in vitro produce unique retrovirus-like viruses.
J. Gen. Virol. 65:887-898(1984)

Andrews P.W., Damjanov I., Simon D., Banting G.S., Carlin C.R., Dracopoli N.C., Fogh J.
Pluripotent embryonal carcinoma clones derived from the human teratocarcinoma cell line Tera-2. Differentiation in vivo and in vitro.
Lab. Invest. 50:147-162(1984)

PubMed=3518877; DOI=10.3109/07357908609038260
Fogh J.
Human tumor lines for cancer research.
Cancer Invest. 4:157-184(1986)

PubMed=3293662; DOI=10.1016/0304-419X(88)90003-0
Andrews P.W.
Human teratocarcinomas.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 948:17-36(1988)

PubMed=31500094; DOI=10.3390/cancers11091316
Bakardjieva-Mihaylova V., Skvarova Kramarzova K., Slamova M., Svaton M., Rejlova K., Zaliova M., Dobiasova A., Fiser K., Stuchly J., Grega M., Rosova B., Zachoval R., Klezl P., Eis V., Kindlova E., Buchler T., Trka J., Boublikova L.
Molecular basis of cisplatin resistance in testicular germ cell tumors.
Cancers (Basel) 11:1316.1-1316.18(2019)

Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; HTB-106
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0009324
Cell_Model_Passport; SIDM01142
DepMap; ACH-001672
Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0002573
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q28248633
Polymorphism and mutation databases Cosmic; 971770
Cosmic; 2816211
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number22