This is the complete description of the cell line that you selected.
By clicking on a generic term (e.g., SPECIES) you will go to the corresponding index (e.g., index of species), while by clicking on a specific term (e.g., retinoblastoma) you will go to the list of corresponding cell lines (e.g., retionoblastoma cell lines).
SPECIES: human, Caucasian
TISSUE/ORGAN: skin, fibroblast
PATHOLOGY: Fanconi anemia (OMIM
ECACC catalog code: 90112603
Susceptibility to viruses: herpes simplex * poliovirus 1 * SV40 * vaccinia * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Human Caucasian skin Fanconi's anaemia
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Chromosome and virus studies: SV40
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. Limited lifespan; up to 35 passages possible.
Karyotype: 2n = 46, diploid
From 6 year old Caucasian male with Fanconi's anaemia which is associated with high incidence of leukaemia. Chromosomes show a tendency to spontaneous abnormalities including breaks and complex rearrangement. Have a higher proportion of transformed colonies with SV40 compared with normal diploid cells.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 122
- Ann Genet (Paris) 1966;9:143
- Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 1968;29:271 - PMID: 4305429
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Paola Visconti
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.