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Cell No. : Cell Name
RCB1287 : ECPC-4  update : 2022/09/13
CommentChoroid plexus carcinoma cell line transfected with IgH enhancer-SV40 T fusion gene. Different shape
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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 Enjoji, Munechika
Originator Enjoji, Munechika
Year of deposit 1996
Animal mouse < Mammals
Strain name C57BL/6
Tissue choroid
Disease name choroid plexus carcinoma
Classification cancer
Recombinant recombinant
Exogene SV40 T antigen
Lifespan infinite
Morphology other
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_4836
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives RPMI1640 + 10% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% Trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 4 split
SC frequency Subculture : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
SSLP(mouse) OK
Isozyme LD, NP
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Reference information Reference 2
User's Publication 5

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2345  Enjoji M, Iwaki T, Hara H, Sakai H, Nawata H, Watanabe T  Establishment and Characterization of Choroid Plexus Carcinoma Cell Lines : Connection Between Choroid Plexus and Immune Systems  Jpn J Cancer Res  1996  87:893-899  PubMed ID: 8878450  
2344  Enjoji M, Iwaki T, Nawata H, Watanabe T  IgH intronic enhancer element HE2 (mu B) functions as a cis-activator in choroid plexus cells at the cellular level as well as in transgenic mice.  J Neurochem  1995  64:961-6  PubMed ID: 7861178  

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12053  Krishnan M, Hwang JS, Kim M, Kim YJ, Seo JH, Jung J, Ha E.  β-hydroxybutyrate Impedes the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease and Atherosclerosis in ApoE-Deficient Mice.  Nutrients  2020    PubMed ID: 32069870   DOI: 10.3390/nu12020471
9537  Takano M, Otani M, Kaji T, Sano K, Hamada-Kanazawa M, Matsuyama S.  Proteomic analysis of mouse choroid plexus cell line ECPC-4 treated with lipid A.  Inflamm. Res.  2016  65:295-302  PubMed ID: 26794622   DOI: 10.1007/s00011-016-0916-3
12910  Lazarevic I, Engelhardt B.  Modeling immune functions of the mouse blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier in vitro: primary rather than immortalized mouse choroid plexus epithelial cells are suited to study immune cell migration across this brain barrier  Fluids Barriers CNS  2016  13:2  PubMed ID: 26833402   DOI: 10.1186/s12987-016-0027-0
7259  Takano M, Ohkusa M, Otani M, Min KS, Kadoyama K, Minami K, Sano K, Matsuyama S.  Lipid A-activated inducible nitric oxide synthase expression via nuclear factor-κB in mouse choroid plexus cells.  Immunol. Lett.  2015  167:57-62  PubMed ID: 26235132   DOI: 10.1016/j.imlet.2015.07.007
2872  Watanabe H, Seino T, Sato Y  Antibodies to triosephosphate isomerase in patients with neuropsychiatric lupus.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  2004  321:949-53  PubMed ID: 15358119   DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2004.07.051

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