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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
ECACC catalog code: 92111706
Description: Human Caucasian erythroleukaemia
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Not registered
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Erythroid cell differentiation studies, induced globin synthesis
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from 30-year-old male Caucasian. Expresses ß-2 microglobulin and Ia antigen. Used in the study of erythroid cell differentiation and globin gene expression. Analogous to Friend cell leukaemia in mice. K-562 has similar characteristics.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Availability in cell line catalogues: ICLC: HTL03002
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For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre D - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:
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.