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ECACC General Cell Collection: HRT-18

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 86040306
Cell Line Name: HRT-18
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: HRT-18 (ECACC 86040306)
Keywords: Human rectum adenocarcinoma
Cell Line Description: Susceptible to bovine enteric coronaviruses.

The four cell lines: DLD-1 (90102540), HCT-15 (91030712), HCT-8 (90032006) and HRT-18 (86040306) have been shown to have a common genetic origin see Vermeulen SJ, Chen TR, Speleman F, Nollet F, Van Roy FM, Mareel MM 1998 Did the four human cancer cell lines DLD-1, HCT-15, HCT-8, and HRT-18 originate from one and the same patient? Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 107(1):76-9. PMID: 9809040. This has been confirmed at ECACC by STR profiling..

Species: Human
Tissue of Origin: Rectum
CellType: Epithelial-like
Growth Mode: Adherent
DNA Profile: STR-PCR Data:

Amelogenin: X,Y
CSF1PO: 12
D13S317: 8,11
D16S539: 12,13
D5S818: 13
D7S820: 10,12
THO1: 7,9.3
TPOX: 8,11
vWA: 18,19

Karyotype: 2n = 46
Biosafety Information: Unless specified otherwise, at the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) we routinely handle all of our cell lines at containment level 2 in accordance with the ACDP guidelines. ACDP = Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (UK)
All cell cultures have the potential to carry as yet unidentified adventitious agents. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

ACDP Guidance: Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premises.

Hyperlinks to MSDS documents:
Frozen cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Growing cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Nucleic acids derived from cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Subculture Routine: Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 1-4x10,000 cells/cm² using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37°C.
Culture Medium: RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Depositor: Dr A Collins, AFRC Institute for Research on Animal Diseases, Compton
Originator: Yes
Country: UK
References: Vautherot JF 1981 Plaque assay for titration of bovine enteric coronavirus. J Gen Virol. 56(Pt 2):451-5 PMID: 7310384.
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: No

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