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TISSUE/ORGAN: skin, fibroblast
ECACC catalog code: 90011801
Description: Human skin fibroblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr C Arlett, MRC Cell Mutation Unit, University of Sussex, UK (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: DNA repair and cell growth studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 15% 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 or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from a skin biopsy of a normal adult male. The cells have been used in cell survival and mutation studies.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Int J Radiat Biol 1988;54:911 - PMID: 2903889
- Nature 1975;258:427 - PMID: 1196376
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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.