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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 85020207
Susceptibility to viruses: arbovirus * measles
Description: Human Caucasian larynx carcinoma, HeLa characteristics
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr P Jacobs, NIBSC, London, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: arboviruses, measles virus
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: Modal No 76
Susceptible to arboviruses and measles virus. The line carries several HeLa marker chromosomes and was also found to have a HeLa profile by DNA fingerprinting.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Cancer Res 1954;14:660
- Cancer Res 1955;15:598
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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.