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Cell No. : Cell Name
RCB0256 : BALL-1  update : 2022/03/09
CommentHuman cell line derived from B cell leukemia.
Comment from the depositor
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 Maekawa, T. (Ito,F.)
Year of deposit 1988
Animal human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Gender Male
Tissue blood
Disease name acute lymphoblastoid leukemia (B cell leukemia)
Classification cancer
Memo_1 Mycoplasma was eliminated with MC-210.
Lifespan infinite
Morphology lymphocyte-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_1075
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Suspension cells
Medium and additives RPMI1640 + 10% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method dilution
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 10 split
SC frequency Subculture : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Virus (HIV) (-)
Virus (HTLV-1) (-)
Isozyme LD, NP
Chromosome mode 46-48(50) : 46(4),47(22),48(24)
STR(human) OK
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Reference information Reference 2
User's Publication 21

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6289  Shinjiro MARUYAMA, Koji YAMADA, Hirofumi TACHIBANA  Cistanche salsa extract enhanced IgM production in the human B cell line BALL-1  Journal of Traditional Medicines  2007  24:209-211 
15599  Kato N, Tanaka J, Sugita J, Toubai T, Miura Y, Ibata M, Syono Y, Ota S, Kondo T, Asaka M, Imamura M.  Regulation of the expression of MHC class I-related chain A, B (MICA, MICB) via chromatin remodeling and its impact on the susceptibility of leukemic cells to the cytotoxicity of NKG2D-expressing cells  Leukemia  2007  21(10):2103-8  PubMed ID: 17625602
8960  Higashi T, Miyakawa S, Uchiyama S, Matsunaga S, Takata H, Fujimoto S, Noda M, Terauchi A, Shimizu T, Oda M, Azuma T, Fukui K.  Generation of monoclonal antibodies against chromosomal antigens that have a high sequence similarity between human and mouse.  J. Biotechnol.  2005  120:262-72  PubMed ID: 16171883
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