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TISSUE/ORGAN: nervous system
TUMOR: not defined tumor
ECACC catalog code: 93011415
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Description: Rat Schwann cell, immature
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr S Pfeiffer/Dr R Bansal, Dept. of Microbiology, Farmington, USA (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Schwann cell gene regulation and development
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:5 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from the ethylnitrosourea-induced tumour line D6 of the rat peripheral nervous system. Cells will de-differentiate after 10 passages. Read references prior to use.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Development 1989;106:389 - PMID: 2480216
- J Neurochem 1987;49:1902 - PMID: 2824698
- Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1978;75:6305 - PMID: 282647
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