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RCB0993 : IEC 6  update : 2022/03/28
CommentRat small intestine epithelial cells. Since “Terms and conditions” etc. for this cell line can be changed, the users of this cell line must refer to ECA88071401 prior to order.
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Terms and conditions1) There is no restriction regarding use for basic researches. However, since “Terms and conditions” etc. for this cell line can be changed, the users of this cell line must refer to ECA88071401 prior to order. 2) 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 ECACC
Year of deposit 1994
Animal rat < Mammals
Genus Rattus
Species norvegicus
Tissue small intestine
Classification normal
History overseas, ECACC
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_0343
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives DMEM (low glucose) + 5% FBS + 4μg/ml Insulin
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% Trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : 1-2 times/week, Medium Renewal : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Animal PCR OK
Isozyme LD, NP
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Reference information Reference 1
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1831  Quaroni A, Wands J, Trelstad, R L, Isselbacher, K J  Epithelioid cell cultures from rat small intestine. Characterization by morphologic and immunologic criteria.  J Cell Biol  1979  80:248-65  PubMed ID: 88453

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20460  Akao Y, Kuranaga Y, Heishima K, Sugito N, Morikawa K, Ito Y, Soga T, Ito T.  Plant hvu-MIR168-3p enhances expression of glucose transporter 1 (SLC2A1) in human cells by silencing genes related to mitochondrial electron transport chain complex I.  J Nutr Biochem  2022  108922  PubMed ID: 34856354
20151  Guo M, Xu W, Yamamoto Y, Suzuki T.  Curcumin increases heat shock protein 70 expression via different signaling pathways in intestinal epithelial cells.  Arch Biochem Biophys  2021  707:108938  PubMed ID: 34051214
20343  Xu W, Watanabe K, Mizukami Y, Yamamoto Y, Suzuki T.  Hydrogen sulfide suppresses the proliferation of intestinal epithelial cells through cell cycle arrest.  Arch Biochem Biophys  2021  109044  PubMed ID: 34597656
11431  Matsui T, Ichikawa H, Fujita T, Takemura S, Takagi T, Osada-Oka M, Minamiyama Y.  Histidine and arginine modulate intestinal cell restitution via transforming growth factor-β1.  Eur. J. Pharmacol.  2019    PubMed ID: 30753862
9160  Minori Kubota, Kazuki Kakimoto, Takatoshi Nakagawa, Eiko Koubayashi, Kei Nakazawa, Hideki Tawa, Yuki Hirata, Toshihiko Okada, Ken Kawakami, Akira Asai, Shuhei Hosomi, Toshihisa Takeuchi, Shinya Fukunishi, Takuya Inoue, Michio Asahi, Kazuhide Higuchi  Autophagy Deficiency Exacerbates Colitis Through Excessive Oxidative Stress and MAPK Signaling Pathway Activation  PLoS One  2019  14 (11), e0225066  PubMed ID: 31703091
12474  Makino Y, Munakata S, Ueyama T, Honjo K, Kawano S, Takahashi M, Kojima Y, Tomiki Y, Sakamoto K.  Effects of Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-Products (RAGE) Signaling on Intestinal Ischemic Damage in Mice  Eur Surg Res  2019  60(5-6):239-247  PubMed ID: 31914449
10726  Mashima H, Watanabe N, Sekine M, Matsumoto S, Asano T, Yuhashi K, Sagihara N, Urayoshi S, Uehara T, Fujiwara J, Ishii T, Tsuboi R, Miyatani H, Ohnishi H.  The role of Gαq/Gα11 signaling in intestinal epithelial cells.  Biochem Biophys Rep  2018  13:93-98  PubMed ID: 29387814
10825  Islam MS, Kaji N, Mikawa S, Yang Q, Kusabe M, Hori M, Ozaki H.  Induction of myosin light chain kinase and CPI-17 by TGF-β accelerates contractile activity in intestinal epithelial cells.  J. Vet. Med. Sci.  2018  80(6):977-984  PubMed ID: 29695674
12475  Kawano M, Miura T, Fujita M, Koike S, Imadome K, Ishikawa A, Yasuda T, Imamura T, Imai T, Nakayama F.  The FGF1/CPP-C chimera protein protects against intestinal adverse effects of C-ion radiotherapy without exacerbating pancreatic carcinoma  Clin Transl Radiat Oncol  2018  14:8-16  PubMed ID: 30406211
9907  Kojo Y, Matsunaga S, Suzuki H, Sato H, Seto Y, Onoue S.  Improved oral absorption profile of itraconazole in hypochlorhydria by self-micellizing solid dispersion approach.  Eur J Pharm Sci  2017  97:55-61  PubMed ID: 27810562
10382  Tsukahara T, Hamouda N, Utsumi D, Matsumoto K, Amagase K, Kato S.  G protein-coupled receptor 35 contributes to mucosal repair in mice via migration of colonic epithelial cells.  Pharmacol. Res.  2017  123:27-39  PubMed ID: 28648739
10414  Kamao M, Hirota Y, Suhara Y, Tsugawa N, Nakagawa K, Okano T, Hasegawa H.  Determination of Menadione by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Using Pseudo Multiple Reaction Monitoring.  Anal Sci  2017  33:863-867  PubMed ID: 28690267
3919  Tatsunobu MatsuiM.S. et al  Histidine deficiency attenuates cell viability in rat intestinal epithelial cells by apoptosis via mitochondrial dysfunction  Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism  2017  8:21-28 
9781  Miyashita S, Sagane Y, Suzuki T, Matsumoto T, Niwa K, Watanabe T.  Non-Toxic Proteins of the Botulinum Toxin Complex Exert In-vivo Toxicity.  Sci Rep  2016  6:31043  PubMed ID: 27507612
10931    Interleukin-33, an interleukin-1 like cytokine accelerates cell migration in IEC-6 cells  Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research  2016  2 
12692  Narita T, Naganuma T, Sase Y, Kihara A.  Long-chain bases of sphingolipids are transported into cells via the acyl-CoA synthetases  Sci Rep  2016  6:25469  PubMed ID: 27136724
13969  Islam MS, Horiguchi K, Iino S, Kaji N, Mikawa S, Hori M, Ozaki H.  Epidermal growth factor is a critical regulator of the cytokine IL-33 in intestinal epithelial cells  Br J Pharmacol  2016  173(16):2532-42  PubMed ID: 27300306
7156  Yokoe S, Nakagawa T, Kojima Y, Higuchi K, Asahi M.  Indomethacin-induced intestinal epithelial cell damage is mediated by pVHL activation through the degradation of collagen I and HIF-1α.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.  2015  468:671-6  PubMed ID: 26551465
9147  Satoshi Harada, Takatoshi Nakagawa, Shunichi Yokoe, Shoko Edogawa, Toshihisa Takeuchi, Takuya Inoue, Kazuhide Higuchi, Michio Asahi  Autophagy Deficiency Diminishes Indomethacin-Induced Intestinal Epithelial Cell Damage Through Activation of the ERK/Nrf2/HO-1 Pathway  J Pharmacol Exp Ther  2015  355 (3), 353-61  PubMed ID: 26404472
9191  Ken Narabayashi, Yuko Ito, Nabil Eid, Kentaro Maemura, Takuya Inoue, Toshihisa Takeuchi, Yoshinori Otsuki, Kazuhide Higuchi  Indomethacin Suppresses LAMP-2 Expression and Induces Lipophagy and Lipoapoptosis in Rat Enterocytes via the ER Stress Pathway  J Gastroenterol   2015  50 (5), 541-54  PubMed ID: 25212253
15199  Miyata K, Suzuki T, Hayashi S, Miyashita S, Ohyama T, Niwa K, Watanabe T, Sagane Y.  Hemagglutinin gene shuffling among Clostridium botulinum serotypes C and D yields distinct sugar recognition of the botulinum toxin complex  Pathog Dis  2015  73(7):ftv05  PubMed ID: 26223883
16235  Saito R, Tamura M, Matsui H, Nagano Y, Suzuki H, Kaneko T, Mizokami Y, Hyodo I.  Qing Dai attenuates nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced mitochondrial reactive oxygen species in gastrointestinal epithelial cells  J Clin Biochem Nutr  2015  56(1):8-14  PubMed ID: 25678747
10262  Shin-Ichiro Miyashita, Koichi Niwa, Toshihiro Watanabe, Yoshimasa Sagane  Host-cell Specificity and Transcytosis of Nontoxic Nonhemagglutinin Protein of Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype D  FEMS Microbiol Lett  2014  2014 Aug;357(2):115-22  PubMed ID: 25041523
15923  Yamawaki H, Mihara H, Suzuki N, Nishizono H, Uchida K, Watanabe S, Tominaga M, Sugiyama T.  Role of transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 activation in indomethacin-induced intestinal damage  Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol  2014  307(1):G33-40  PubMed ID: 24789205
12707  Sekiya M, Kiyohara H, Maruyama H, Yabe T, Yamada H.  Modulation of chemokine expression on intestinal epithelial cells by Kampo (traditional Japanese herbal) medicine, Hochuekkito, and its active ingredients  J Nat Med  2013  67(3):626-35  PubMed ID: 23203627
12728  Miyashita S, Sagane Y, Inui K, Hayashi S, Miyata K, Suzuki T, Ohyama T, Watanabe T, Niwa K.  Botulinum toxin complex increases paracellular permeability in intestinal epithelial cells via activation of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase  J Vet Med Sci   2013  75(12):1637-42  PubMed ID: 23884081
12709  Miyashita S, Sagane Y, Niwa K, Watanabe T.  Transport of the botulinum neurotoxin-associating protein, nontoxic nonhemagglutinin, across the rat small intestinal epithelial cell monolayer  FEMS Microbiol Lett  2013  346(1):73-80  PubMed ID: 23809018
16297  Hirota Y, Tsugawa N, Nakagawa K, Suhara Y, Tanaka K, Uchino Y, Takeuchi A, Sawada N, Kamao M, Wada A, Okitsu T, Okano T.  Menadione (vitamin K3) is a catabolic product of oral phylloquinone (vitamin K1) in the intestine and a circulating precursor of tissue menaquinone-4 (vitamin K2) in rats  J Biol Chem  2013  288(46):33071-80  PubMed ID: 24085302
7726  Tamaki K, Otaka M, Shibuya T, Sakamoto N, Yamamoto S, Odashima M, Itoh H, Watanabe S.  Traditional Herbal Medicine, Rikkunshito, Induces HSP60 and Enhances Cytoprotection of Small Intestinal Mucosal Cells as a Nontoxic Chaperone Inducer.  Evid Based Complement Alternat Med  2012  2012:278958  PubMed ID: 21822440
3894  Nagano Y1, Matsui H, Shimokawa O, Hirayama A, Tamura M, Nakamura Y, Kaneko T, Rai K, Indo HP, Majima HJ, Hyodo I.  Rebamipide attenuates nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) induced lipid peroxidation by the manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) overexpression in gastrointestinal epithelial cells.  J Physiol Pharmacol  2012  63(2):137-42  PubMed ID: 22653900
3909  Nagano Y, Matsui H, Shimokawa O, Hirayama A, Nakamura Y, Tamura M, Rai K, Kaneko T, Hyodo I.  Bisphosphonate-induced gastrointestinal mucosal injury is mediated by mitochondrial superoxide production and lipid peroxidation.  J Clin Biochem Nutr  2012  51(3):196-203  PubMed ID: 23170047
7796  Matsuo T, Miyata K, Inui K, Ito H, Horiuchi R, Suzuki T, Yoneyama T, Oguma K, Niwa K, Watanabe T, Ohyama T.  Characterization of sugar recognition by the toxin complex produced by the Clostridium botulinum serotype C variant strain Yoichi.  FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol.  2011  63:35-43  PubMed ID: 21635567
7890  Ishihara H, Tanaka I, Yakumaru H, Tanaka M, Satoh A, Ishiwata A, Yokochi K, Kurematsu A, Ueda J, Shibata T, Hachiya M, Akashi M.  Acceleration of regeneration of mucosa in small intestine damaged by ionizing radiation using anabolic steroids.  Radiat. Res.  2011  175:367-74  PubMed ID: 21388280
7981  Tamaki K, Otaka M, Takada M, Yamamoto S, Odashima M, Itoh H, Watanabe S.  Evidence for enhanced cytoprotective function of HSP90-overexpressing small intestinal epithelial cells.  Dig. Dis. Sci.  2011  56:1954-61  PubMed ID: 21253835
7998  Ito H, Sagane Y, Miyata K, Inui K, Matsuo T, Horiuchi R, Ikeda T, Suzuki T, Hasegawa K, Kouguchi H, Oguma K, Niwa K, Ohyama T, Watanabe T.  HA-33 facilitates transport of the serotype D botulinum toxin across a rat intestinal epithelial cell monolayer.  FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol.  2011  61:323-31  PubMed ID: 21219447
8245  Takeda K, Hashimoto K, Uchikawa R, Tegoshi T, Yamada M, Arizono N.  Direct effects of IL-4/IL-13 and the nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis on intestinal epithelial cells in vitro.  Parasite Immunol.  2010  32:420-9  PubMed ID: 20500673
8339  Sato N, Morimoto H, Baba R, Nakamata J, Doi Y, Yamaguchi K.  Functional expression of double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase in rat intestinal epithelial cells.  J. Cell. Biochem.  2010  110:104-11  PubMed ID: 20213745
8361  Takada M, Otaka M, Takahashi T, Izumi Y, Tamaki K, Shibuya T, Sakamoto N, Osada T, Yamamoto S, Ishida R, Odashima M, Itoh H, Watanabe S.  Overexpression of a 60-kDa heat shock protein enhances cytoprotective function of small intestinal epithelial cells.  Life Sci.  2010  86:499-504  PubMed ID: 20159025
8485  Niwa K, Yoneyama T, Ito H, Taira M, Chikai T, Kouguchi H, Suzuki T, Hasegawa K, Miyata K, Inui K, Ikeda T, Watanabe T, Ohyama T.  Sialic acid-dependent binding and transcytosis of serotype D botulinum neurotoxin and toxin complex in rat intestinal epithelial cells.  Vet. Microbiol.  2010  141:312-20  PubMed ID: 19786330
12756  Inui K, Ito H, Miyata K, Matsuo T, Horiuchi R, Ikeda T, Watanabe T, Ohyama T, Niwa K.  Involvement of sialic acid in transport of serotype C1 botulinum toxins through rat intestinal epithelial cells  J Vet Med Sci  2010  72(9):1251-5  PubMed ID: 20453451
12806  Shoji H, Oguchi S, Shinohara K, Shimizu T, Yamashiro Y.  Effects of iron-unsaturated human lactoferrin on hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative damage in intestinal epithelial cells  Pediatr Res  2007  61(1):89-92.  PubMed ID: 17211147
3877  Yuki T, Ishihara S, Rumi MA, Ortega-Cava CF, Kadowaki Y, Kazumori H, Ishimura N, Amano Y, Moriyama N, Kinoshita Y.  Increased expression of midkine in the rat colon during healing of experimental colitis.  Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol  2006  291(4):G735-43  PubMed ID: 16959957
3408  Qian, Wei, Nishikawa, Manabu, Haque, Anwarul Md, Hirose, Masaki, Mashimo, Masayuki, Sato, Eisuke, Inoue, Masayasu  Mitochondrial density determines the cellular sensitivity to cisplatin-induced cell death.  Am J Physiol Cell Physiol  2005  289:C1466-75  PubMed ID: 16107504
2907  Uesaka T, Kageyama N, Watanabe H  Identifying target genes regulated downstream of Cdx2 by microarray analysis.  J Mol Biol  2004  337:647-60  PubMed ID: 15019784
2864  Ikenoue, Tsuneo, Hikiba, Yohko, Kanai, Fumihiko, Aragaki, Jun, Tanaka, Yasuo, Imamura, Jun, Imamura, Takaaki, Ohta, Miki, Ijichi, Hideaki, Tateishi, Keisuke, Kawakami, Takayuki, Matsumura, Masayuki, Kawabe, Takao, Omata, Masao  Different effects of point mutations within the B-Raf glycine-rich loop in colorectal tumors on mitogen-activated protein/extracellular signal-regulated kinase kinase/extracellular signal-regulated kinase and nuclear factor kappaB pathway and cellular transformation.  Cancer Res  2004  64:3428-35  PubMed ID: 15150094
3178  Uesaka, Toshihiro, Kageyama, Noriko  Cdx2 homeodomain protein regulates the expression of MOK, a member of the mitogen-activated protein kinase superfamily, in the intestinal epithelial cells.  FEBS Lett  2004  573:147-54  PubMed ID: 15327990
3789  Uesaka T, Lu H, Katoh O, Watanabe H.  Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor gene transcription regulated by Cdx2 in the intestinal epithelium.  Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol  2002  283(4):G840-7  PubMed ID: 12223343

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