Establishment of a human squamous cell carcinoma cell line of the upper aero-digestive tract.

@article{Mulherkar1997EstablishmentOA,
  title={Establishment of a human squamous cell carcinoma cell line of the upper aero-digestive tract.},
  author={Rita Mulherkar and Anuradha P. Goud and Archana S. Wagle and Kikkeri N Naresh and Manoj B. Mahimkar and Sufi Mary Thomas and Sultan Ahmed Pradhan and Madhav G. Deo},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={1997},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={115-21}
}
A human squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) cell line has been established from the surgical specimen of an untreated, upper aero-digestive tract tumour, diagnosed as a squamous carcinoma, grade III, of the pyriform fossa. The tumour tissue was grown as a xenograft in an athymic nude mouse and was designated as NT-8. Histological examination of the surgical specimen and the nude mouse tumour showed that the two were identical. NT-8 was subsequently passed by subcutaneous injections into nude mice… CONTINUE READING

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