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RCB0202 : A431  update : 2021/11/30
CommentHuman cell line derived from epidermoid carcinoma. Expressing EGF receptor.
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Terms and conditionsThere is no restriction regarding use for basic researches. In relation to commercial use and use for patent filing, first of all please contact the RIKEN BRC.
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Basic information Depositor Abe, Shin-ichiro
Year of deposit 1987
Animal _human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Gender Female
Age at sampling 85 years
Tissue epidermoid carcinoma
Classification cancer
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_0037
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives DMEM (low glucose) + 10% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : once/week, Medium Renewal : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Virus (HIV) (-)
Isozyme LD, NP, G6PD
Chromosome mode 72-82(50) : /74(5),75(7),76(8),77(10),78(7),79(3)/
STR(human) OK
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Reference information Reference 1
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