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ECACC catalog code: 95091409
Transfected by: Transfection Back To Transfection WebPage
Description: Human cervix carcinoma, HeLa derivative, transformed
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Bujard, ZMBH, Heidelberg, GERMANY (Originator)
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Properties: Applications: Gene expression and activation studies
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:5 to 1:20 i.e. seeding at 2x1,000 to 2x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
HR5 cells were obtained after transfection of HeLa cells with plasmids coding for a reverse tetracycline-controlled transactivator encoding a nuclear localisation sequence (rt TA-nls) and transferring G418 resistance. This transactivator (a fusion between the Tet repressor and the activating domain of the herpes simplex virus VP16 transcription activation domain) can stimulate the expression of a reporter gene up to 10E5-fold. HR5 is the parent cell line for HR5-CL11 (ECACC No.95091411).
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Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Science 1995;268:1766 - PMID: 7792603
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