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Cell No. : Cell Name
RCB3686 : THP-1  update : 2021/11/15
CommentHuman cell line derived from monocytic leukemia. TKG0267 (Deposited from Tohoku Univ.).
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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 Fukuda, Hiroshi
Originator Tsuchiya, S.
Year of deposit 2011
Original cell TKG0267
Animal _human < Mammals
Genus Homo
Species sapiens
Gender Male
Age at sampling 1 year
Tissue peripheral blood
Disease name acute monocytic leukemia
Classification cancer
History Cell Resource Center for Biomedical Research, Tohoku University(TKG0267)
Lifespan infinite
Morphology lymphocyte-like
Cellosaurus(Expasy) CVCL_0006
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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 : 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
Virus (HIV) Undetected
Virus (HTLV-1) (-)
STR(human) OK
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Reference information Reference 4
User's Publication 2

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4951  Tsuchiya S, Minegishi N, Minegishi M, Sato T, Konno T.  Adaptation of a human monocytic leukemia cell line (THP-1) in a protein-free chemically defined medium.  Tohoku J Exp Med  1986  150(4):455-65  PubMed ID: 3551191
4950  Tajima S, Hayashi R, Tsuchiya S, Miyake Y, Yamamoto A.  Cells of a human monocytic leukemia cell line (THP-1) synthesize and secrete apolipoprotein E and lipoprotein lipase.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun  1985  126(1):526-31  PubMed ID: 3855620
4949  Tsuchiya S, Kobayashi Y, Goto Y, Okumura H, Nakae S, Konno T, Tada K.  Induction of maturation in cultured human monocytic leukemia cells by a phorbol diester.  Cancer Res  1982  42(4):1530-6  PubMed ID: 6949641
720  Tsuchiya S, Yamabe M, Yamaguchi Y, Kobayashi Y, Konno T, Tada K.  Establishment and characterization of a human acute monocytic leukemia cell line (THP-1).  Int J Cancer  1980  26(2):171-6  PubMed ID: 6970727

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User's Publication
20361  Okamoto Y, Kitakaze K, Takenouchi Y, Yamamoto S, Ishimaru H, Tsuboi K.  Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor type 2 positively regulates interleukin (IL)-4/IL-13-induced STAT6 phosphorylation.  Cell Signal  2021  88:110156  PubMed ID: 34592416
13052  Kawai S, Suzuki M, Arimoto S, Korenaga T, Yasukawa T.  Determination of membrane capacitance and cytoplasm conductivity by simultaneous electrorotation.  Analyst  2020    PubMed ID: 32462157

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