Table 3: List of cell lines tested against violacein.

Cell lineCell typeOrganismNotesReference

V79Fibroblast-like cell line from lung tissueChinese Hamster[28]
FRhK-4Fetal kidneyMonkey[29]
VeroKidneyMonkey[29]
MA104Kidney epithelial cellsMonkey[29]
Hep2Hela-derivedHuman[29]
92.1Uveal melanomaHuman[30]
OCM-1Choroidal melanomaHuman[30]
NCI-H460Non-small-cell lung cancerHuman[28]
KM12Colon cancerHuman[28]
Caco-2Heterogeneous epithelial colorectal adenocarcinomaHuman[31, 32]
HT29Colorectal adenocarcinomaHuman[31]
HCT116Colorectal adenocarcinomaHuman[32]
SW480Colorectal adenocarcinomaHuman[32]
DLD1Colorectal adenocarcinomaHuman[32]
TF1ErythroleukemiaHuman[33]
K562LymphomaHumanN/Ca[34]
U937Chronic myelogenic leukemiaHumanN/Ca[34]
HL60Promyelocytic leukemiaHuman[34]
MOLT-4Acute lymphoblastic leukemiaHuman[28]
EATEhrlich ascites tumorMouseIn  vivo [35]

No cytotoxicity observed.
bBoth in  vitro and in  vivo tests were performed.