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SPECIES: mouse, BALB/cd
ECACC catalog code: 89040605
Susceptibility to viruses: herpes simplex * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Mouse BALB/cd renal adenocarcinoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: ES-2 Applications: Hybridization, resistance and tumourigenicity studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (HBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 2% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 2% Vitamins + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:3 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: Modal No 68, hypertriploid
Derived from the original Renal-2a BALB/cd renal adenocarcinoma. Cells produce the unique kidney specific esterase ES-2 and have been used in somatic cell hybridisation studies because of their azaguanine resistant properties.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 142
- J Cell Biol 1970;45:74-82 - PMID: 4318843
- Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1970;66:1220 - PMID: 4920091
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.