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SPECIES: hamster, Chinese
TISSUE/ORGAN: peritoneal cells
ECACC catalog code: 91010302
Description: Chinese Hamster peritoneal cells
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Carcinogenesis and virus studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
McCoy's 5a + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 22, Quasi diploid
Derived from normal peritoneal cells of an adult female Chinese hamster with a methyl-cholanthrene induced fibrosarcoma.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 14
For information, get in touch with:
Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre B - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Tel: +39-0105558-289, Fax: +39-0105558-293