ECACC catalog code: 87012902
Description: Rat kidney epithelial
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Growth factors and transformation studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
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DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 5-10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) or New Born Calf Serum (NBCS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C. Remove all traces of trypsin from cultures during sub-culturing i.e. spin cells or neutralize with serum.
Cloned from the same mixed culture of normal rat kidney cells as NRK-49F, but has epithelial-like morphology. It has distinct growth and transforming characteristics distinct from NRK-49F.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1571, DSMZ: ACC 199
- J Cell Physiol 1978;94:335 - PMID: 304450
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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.