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TISSUE/ORGAN: intestine, small
ECACC catalog code: 88071401
Description: Rat small intestine epithelial
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Small bowel biology
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 0.1 IU/ml Insulin + 5% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Normal rat small intestine epithelial cells which synthesise fibronectin and collagen. Growth is inhibited by cortisol. Cells possess cell surface antigens specific for intestinal epithelial cells in vivo. Capable of at least 10 population doublings.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1592
- J Cell Biol 1979;80:248-265 - PMID: 88453
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IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
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Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
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P. Romano, A. Manniello, O. Aresu, M. Armento, M. Cesaro, B. Parodi.
Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.