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Cell No. : Cell Name
RCB1366 : HuH-7  update : 2021/02/26
CommentSaid producing alpha-fetoprotein, alpha-antitrypsin, ceruloplasmin, fibrinogen, fibronectin, etc.
Comment from the depositor
Terms and conditionsA prior written permission of the approver(Depositor) is necessary for any kind of use including academic use and for-profit use.
approver's address
Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine
Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Cell Biology
2-5-1 shikata-cho , Kita-ku , Okayama-shi, Okayama 700-8558 Japan
Dr.Sakaguchi, Masakiyo
Fax. +81-86-235-7400
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Basic information Depositor Huh, Nam, Ho
Originator Nakabayashi, Hidekazu
Year of deposit 1997
Animal _human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Race Japanese
Gender Male
Age at sampling 57 years
Tissue liver
Disease name Hepatoma
Classification cancer
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
deposit info
lot info
Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives DMEM (low glucose) + 10% FBS
Antibiotics 100U/ml Penicillin + 100μg/ml Streptomycin
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 (-)
Virus (HBV) (-)
Virus (HCV) (-)
Isozyme LD, NP, MPI, PepB
Chromosome mode 105-114(50) : 105(6),106(8),107(8),109(4),110(6)/
Reference information Reference 3
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