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SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: skin, fibroblast
ECACC catalog code: 90031532
Description: Human Caucasian skin fibroblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Interferon assay
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) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 i.e. seeding at 4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from the normal skin of a 56 year old Caucasian female. The cells are highly sensitive to human interferon and have been proposed as a standard for its assay.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1554, IZSBS: BS CL11
- J Biol Stand 1979;7:383 - PMID: 536379
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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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.