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ECACC catalog code: 94101908
Description: Rat hepatoma Hybrid [H5xFao]
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr M Weiss, Dept. Biologie Moleculaire, Institute Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE (Originator)
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Properties: Applications: Analysis of gene expression by molecular techniques.
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Coon's modified Ham's F12 + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:5 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 9x1,000 to 2x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: Modal No 100
HF1 is a clone of hybrid cells resulting from the fusion of H5 and Fao. Expression of the majority of hepatic functions are extinguished. The cells contain a number of chromosomes corresponding to the sum of the parental numbers. HF1 variant which lacks the complete set of tissue-specific functions, appears to be a good candidate for regulatory `mutants' which control the orderly temporal expression of tissue specific functions during development.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Somatic Cell Genet 1979;5(6):697-718 - PMID: 545720
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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.