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ECACC General Cell Collection: EB (JC)

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 89072703
Cell Line Name: EB (JC)
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: EB (JC) (ECACC 89072703)
Keywords: Gorilla peripheral lymphoblast
Cell Line Description: EBV transformed lymphoblastoid cell line from the peripheral lymphocytes of a female Gorilla.
Species: Gorilla
Tissue of Origin: Blood
CellType: Lymphoblast
Growth Mode: Suspension
Karyotype: Not specified
GMO Status: Genetically Modified Organism Class 1 (GMO1)
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: Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml; do not over dilute; 5% CO2; 37°C. Cells show typical lymphoblast morphology i.e. they grow in large spheroid clumps as well as single cells in suspension.
Culture Medium: RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 15% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Depositor: Dr Clegg, Molecular Medicine Dept, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Originator: No
Country: UK
References: None specified by depositor
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: Yes - CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) licence required for all orders outside the United Kingdom

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