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RCB1889 : HEp-2  update : 2018/08/01
CommentSupports growth of arvovirus and measles virus. A subline of HeLa cell (HeLa contamination). TKG0403 (Deposited from Tohoku Univ.).
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Basic information Depositor Obinata, Masuo
Year of deposit 2004
Original cell TKG0403
Animal human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Race Caucasian
Gender Female
Age at sampling 31 years
Tissue cervix
Case history cervical carcinoma
Classification cancer
History Cell Resource Center for Biomedical Research, Tohoku University(TKG0403)
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives MEM + 10% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
STR (human) OK
Isozyme LD, NP
Chromosome mode 71-75(50) : 71(3),72(8),73(15),74(16),75(8)
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Reference information Reference 5
User's Publication 9

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2750    Oncolytic properties of viruses.  Texas Res Bio Med  1957  15:588-99  PubMed ID: 13495958
2751  BLACK FL, MELNICK JL, REISSIG M.  Propagation of measles virus in a strain of human epidermoid cancer cells (Hep-2).  Proc Soc Exp Bio Med  1956  93:107  PubMed ID: 13370591
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User's Publication
11252  Matsuo J, Haga S, Hashimoto K, Okubo T, Ozawa T, Ozaki M, Yamaguchi H.  Activation of caspase-3 during Chlamydia trachomatis-induced apoptosis at a late stage.  Can. J. Microbiol.  2019    PubMed ID: 30336068
11429  Matsuo J, Sakai K, Okubo T, Yamaguchi H.  Chlamydia pneumoniae enhances Interleukin 8 (IL-8) production with reduced azithromycin sensitivity under hypoxia.  APMIS  2019    PubMed ID: 30746791
11624  Furuse Y, Chaimongkol N, Okamoto M, Oshitani H.  Evolutionary and Functional Diversity of the 5' Untranslated Region of Enterovirus D68: Increased Activity of the Internal Ribosome Entry Site of Viral Strains during the 2010s.  Viruses  2019    PubMed ID: 31288421
10607  Yamakawa K, Matsuo J, Okubo T, Nakamura S, Yamaguchi H.  Impact of capsaicin, an active component of chili pepper, on pathogenic chlamydial growth (Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia pneumoniae) in immortal human epithelial HeLa cells.  J. Infect. Chemother.  2018  24:130-137  PubMed ID: 29132924
9591  Li Y, Takahashi Y, Fujii S, Zhou Y, Hong R, Suzuki A, Tsubata T, Hase K, Wang JY.  EAF2 mediates germinal centre B-cell apoptosis to suppress excessive immune responses and prevent autoimmunity.  Nat Commun  2016  7:10836  PubMed ID: 26935903
8305  Matsuo J, Kobayashi M, Nakamura S, Mizutani Y, Yao T, Hirai I, Yamamoto Y, Yamaguchi H.  Stability of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in a harsh environment without a requirement for acanthamoebae.  Microbiol. Immunol.  2010  54:63-73  PubMed ID: 20377739
8596  Fukasawa C, Ishiwada N, Ogita J, Hishiki H, Kohno Y.  The effects of disodium cromoglycate on enhanced adherence of Haemophilus influenzae to A549 cells infected with respiratory syncytial virus.  Pediatr. Res.  2009  66:168-73  PubMed ID: 19390482
6410  Danjoh I, Sone H, Noda N, Iimura E, Nagayoshi M, Saijo K, Hiroyama T, Nakamura Y.  Is parainfluenza virus a threatening virus for human cancer cell lines?  Hum Cell  2009  22(3):81-4  PubMed ID: 19624309
8732  Matsuo J, Hayashi Y, Nakamura S, Sato M, Mizutani Y, Asaka M, Yamaguchi H.  Novel Parachlamydia acanthamoebae quantification method based on coculture with amoebae.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.  2008  74:6397-404  PubMed ID: 18757579

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