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TISSUE/ORGAN: skin, fibroblast
ECACC catalog code: 90011808
Description: Human skin fibroblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr C Arlett, MRC Cell Mutation Unit, University of Sussex, UK (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: DNA repair studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 15% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Established from a biopsy of a normal 56 year old male. The cells have been used in radiation survival studies.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Int J Radiat Biol 1991;59:749 - PMID: 1672363
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