The SK-OV-3 cell line was derived from the ascitic fluid from a 64 year old caucasian female with an ovarian tumour. SK-OV-3 cells are resistant to tumor necrosis factor and to several cytotoxic drugs including diphtheria toxin, cis- platinum and adriamycin. Forms moderately well-differentiated adenocarcinoma consistent with ovarian primary cells. The GFP Stable Cell Line-SK-OV-3 constitutively expresses GFP.
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This cryovial contains at least 1.0 × 10^6 cells as determined by morphology, trypan-blue dye exclusion, and viable cell count. The cells are tested free of microbial contamination.