Resources for choosing a cell line

D.K. no.email at thanks.to.spam.net
Wed Jan 7 14:29:58 EST 2004


In article <Pine.SOL.4.33.0401071816120.21045-100000 at socrates-a.ucl.ac.uk>, Tom Anderson <ucgatan at socrates-a.ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
>On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, D.K. wrote:
>
>> In article <Pine.SOL.4.33.0401071344400.6540-100000 at socrates-a.ucl.ac.uk>,
> Tom Anderson <ucgatan at socrates-a.ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
>>
>> >Are there any resources out there to help with choosing a cell line for an
>> >experiment?
>>
>> http://www.biotech.ist.unige.it/cldb/indexes.html
>> may help. Search for "epithel* AND human" gives 300 hits...
>
>Something similar with the ATCC database gets 369 hits. And that's
>precisely the problem! I'm lost in a sea of data!

In which case there is  

http://invitrogen.com/content.cfm?pageID=9559&fuseaction=CellLines.
dsp_searchAdvanced

Human epithelial non-primary gives nice 3 hits. One of them is not 
tumorigenic. No choice - no problem  :-))

DK



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