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ECACC General Cell Collection: V79-4

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 93010723
Cell Line Name: V79-4
Other Collection No.: ATCC CCL 93
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: V79-4 (ECACC 93010723)
Keywords: Hamster Chinese lung
Cell Line Description: Derived from the lung tissue of a male Chinese hamster. The cells exhibit a high plating efficiency and a doubling time of 12-14 hours. Originally used in the discovery of X-ray induced damage and recovery in mammalian cells. This is a clone of cell line V79 (ECACC catalogue no. 86041102).
Species: Hamster
Tissue of Origin: lung
CellType: Fibroblast
Growth Mode: Adherent
Karyotype: 2n = 22
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%) 1:6 to 1:14 i.e. seeding at 3x10,000-1x100,000 cells/cm²; 5% CO2; 37°C using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA.
Culture Medium: DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC
Originator: No
Country: USA
References: J Nat Cancer Inst 1958;21:393 Nature 1959;184:1293
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: No

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The Culture Collections represent deposits of cultures from world-wide sources. While every effort is made to ensure details distributed by Culture Collections are accurate, Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data supplied. References where quoted are mainly attributed to the establishment of the cell culture and not for any specific property of the cell line, therefore further references should be obtained regarding cell culture characteristics. Passage numbers where given act only as a guide and Culture Collections does not guarantee the passage number stated will be the passage number received by the customer.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are for research purposes only. Enquiries regarding the commercial use of a cell line are referred to the depositor of the cell line. Some cell lines have additional special release conditions such as the requirement for a material transfer agreement to be completed by the potential recipient prior to the supply of the cell line. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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