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ECACC catalog code: 94041901
Description: Human foreskin, fibroblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Hs27 is one of a series of human foreskin fibroblast lines developed at NBL, California. The material was obtained from a normal new-born Negro, and the cells possess the G6PD type A phenotype. Longevity studies carried out at NBL demonstrated that the cells can be propagated for 42 passages. There were no consistent aberrations in analysed cells.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1634
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Paola Visconti
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.