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Cell No. : Cell Name
RCB2783 : RGC-6  update : 2020/09/24
CommentRat cell line derived from glioma induced by N-nitrosomethylurea. TKG0242 (Deposited from Tohoku Univ.).
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Basic information Depositor Fukuda, Hiroshi
Originator Benda
Year of deposit 2008
Original cell TKG0242
Animal rat < Mammals
Tissue brain
Classification cancer
History Sato, Y. → Cell Resource Center for Biomedical Research, Tohoku University(TKG0242)
Lifespan infinite
Morphology epithelial-like
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Medium Medium List
Culture type Adherent cells
Medium and additives MEM + 10% FBS
Antibiotics Free
Passage method 0.25% trypsin
Culture information Passage ratio 1 : 8 split
SC frequency Subculture : 2 times/week
Temperature 37 ℃
CO2 concentration 5 %
Freeze medium Medium + 10% DMSO
Freezing method Slow freezing
Mycoplasma (-)
Animal PCR OK
Isozyme LD, NP, G6PD, AST
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Reference information Reference 3
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5272  Bondareff W, Tuttle RL.  Cortical cytoplasm and configurational changes of RGC-6 cells exposed to cytochalasin B.   Am J Anat  1975  144(3):257-73  PubMed ID: 1211367
5271  Dawson G, Kemp SF, Stoolmiller AC, Dorfman A, Kennedy JP Jr.  Biosynthesis of glycosphingolipids by mouse neuroblastoma (NB41A), rat glia (RGC-6) and human glia (CHB-4) in cell culture.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  1971  44(3):687-94  PubMed ID: 5166263
645  Benda P, Lightbody J, Sato G, Levine L, Sweet W.  Differentiated rat glial cell strain in tissue culture.  Science  1968  161(3839):370-1  PubMed ID: 4873531

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6928  Aoki M, Watabe T, Nagamori S, Naka S, Ikeda H, Kongpracha P, Horitsugi G, Kanai Y, Shimosegawa E, Kanai Y, Hatazawa J.  Distribution of LAT1-targeting PET tracer was independent of the tumor blood flow in rat xenograft models of C6 glioma and MIA PaCa-2.  Ann Nucl Med  2019  33(6):394-403  PubMed ID: 30820863

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