HyperCLDB: new release available!

Paolo Romano paolo at ist.unige.it
Mon Feb 16 17:03:31 EST 1998

Dear bionetters

this is to announce you that a new version of HyperCLDB has been
set up and is available at the following URL:


HyperCLDB is the hypertext version of the Cell Line Data Base,
devoted to information on availability of human and animal cell
lines within European collections and laboratories.

Among the others are:
- European Collection of Animal Cell Cultures - ECACC (818 cell lines, UK),
- German Collection of Cell Cultures - DSMZ (265 lines, DE),
- German Cancer Research Center - DKFZ (267 lines, DE),
- Istituto Pediatrico Gaslini (822 lines, IT)
- Russian Cell Culture Collections (526 lines, RU)
- Centro Genetica Umana - Istituto Galliera (652 lines, IT)
- Interlab Cell Line Collection - ICLC (100 lines, IT)
- Istituto Zooprofilattico Brescia (203 lines, IT)

It currently includes the description of more than 3800 lines,
availability of which is granted at the listed laboratories.

HyperCLDB includes:
- 2836 human cell lines
- 1002 animal cell lines from 84 different species
- 1722 cell lines for studies on 300 pathologies
- 983 tumor cell lines from 156 different tumors
- 616 normal cell lines
- 253 transformed cell lines

The new version of HyperCLDB includes the following enhancements:
- links to the OnLine Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) records,
  for a deeper knowledge of pathologies, both from the pathologies
  list and from the description of each cell line referring to a
  specific pathology,
- set up of direct links to the URL-minder system, to allow for
  registration of single pages at their remind archive (users are
  informed by email of any occurred changes in registered pages),
- displaying of the total number of occurrences of each term/value
  in controlled vocabularies/indexes,
- revised search engine at the following URL:
- updated graphic outline based on HTML tables, that makes browsing
  faster and appearence clearer, and splitting of the biggest files to
  allow for their faster retrieving.

See you soon on HyperCLDB! Paolo Romano
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