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SPECIES: human, Black
TISSUE/ORGAN: lung, embryonic
ECACC catalog code: 87042207
Susceptibility to viruses: cytomegalovirus * poliovirus 1 * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Human Negroid embryo lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Enzymatic studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 1mM Sodium Pyruvate (NaP) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C. Limited lifespan.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, diploid
Derived from embryonic lung tissue of a Negro male in 1965. It is one of the few human diploid lines to have type A glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Cells have a limited lifespan of 20 serial subcultures from tissue of origin.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 137, IZSBS: BS CL49
- Arch Virol 1982;72:127 - PMID: 6285862
- Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 1968;128:772 - PMID: 5668122
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.