Chordoma Foundation


General Characteristics

Age: 38 years
Gender: Male
Disease Origin: Sacral
Disease Status: Metastatic
Metastatic Site(s): Skin, Soft tissue
Sample Origin: Soft tissue
Source: Kevin Mellert, Peter Moller
University of Ulm


Molecular Features

Cell morphology: Physaliferous
T expression: Positive; 11.7x that of U-CH2
T localization: Nuclear
CD24 expression: Positive; 6.1x that of U-CH2
HLA Type:
Chromosomal abnormalities: Uncharacterized
Sequence data: WGS and Transcriptome data available contact
Validation results: Validation Report


Growth Conditions

Growth medium: IMDM: RPMI-1640 (4:1) +10% FBS
Freeze medium: 70% complete growth medium supplemented with an additional 20% fetal bovine serum and 10% DMSO
Culture conditions: Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: air, 95%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 5%
Subculturing instructions: Cell Culture Procedures



Characterized By:

  • Jäger D, Lechel A, Tharehalli U, Seeling C, Möller P, Barth TFE, Mellert K. (2017) U-CH17P, -M and -S, a new cell culture system for tumor diversity and progression in chordoma. Int J Cancer doi: 10.1002/ijc.31161.

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