Children's Oncology Group (COG) Cell Culture and Xenograft Repository

Requesting Cell-lines

List of Available Brain Tumor Lines


How to Request a Cell Line:

(1) Select the cell line(s) by clicking each check box next to the cell line name.
(2) Fill out the institutional or commercial/industry information at the bottom of the page.
(3) Attach a fully signed MTA (including Attachment A)
(4) Attach any additional documents required for your request (i.e. a justification for any request over 5 cell lines total)
(5) Click Submit.

For all other questions regarding your request and/or MTA, please visit our FAQ page.


Please visit the COGcell.org website frequently, as cell line data is continually being updated and new cell lines are added.


Brain Tumor Cell Lines Request Form

Request Cell Line Disease Diagnosis Gender Age (Years) Phase of Therapy1 Site of specimen DT5 (hours) Data Sheet
BT-12* Brain Tumor Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid F 0.2 Dx     PDF icon
CHLA-200 Brain Tumor Glioblastoma multiforme M 12 PD-PM Parietal lobe 54 PDF icon
CHLA-259 Brain Tumor Anaplastic medullablastoma M 14 Dx Posterior fossa 76 PDF icon
CHLA-266* Brain Tumor Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid F 1.5 DX posterior fossa 45 PDF icon
SJ-GBM2* Brain Tumor Glioblastoma multiforme F 5 PD brain   PDF icon

1 - Phase of therapy for the patient at the time the specimen used to derive the cell line was obtained
Dx (Diagnosis): cell lines derived from samples of patients prior to treatment
PD (Progressive Disease): cell lines derived from samples of patients who relapsed after chemotherapy
PD-BMT: cell lines derived from samples of patients who relapsed after chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation
PD-PM: cell lines derived from samples of post-mortem patients who relapsed after chemotherapy

5 - Doubling Time

* - NCI PPTP Cell Lines

For details on all the cell lines see:

Kang MH, Smith MA, Morton CL, Nino Keshelava N, Houghton PJ, Reynolds CP: National Cancer Institute Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program: Model description for in vitro cytotoxicity testing. Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:239-49, 2011.

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If you are requesting more than 5 cell lines:
Who should review the proposal? (Please select one)

The Disease Committee (for requests of material of a single disease)

The Biology and Translational Research Committee (for requests of material from multiple diseases)

If you are requesting 5-15 cell lines, upload a < 1 page description of research and justification for the lines.

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If you are requesting more than 15 lines, upload a full COG biology specimen application form.

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Upload your COG Specimen Transfer Agreement:

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