Resources for choosing a cell line

Nick Theodorakis nick_theodorakis at
Wed Jan 7 21:26:51 EST 2004

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004 14:05:01 +0000, Tom Anderson
<ucgatan at> wrote:


>For example, i'd like to do some experiments with epithelial cells;
>ideally, they'd be human, properly polarised, and not too transformed (and
>i don't want to get into primary cultures yet).

Perhaps Caco-2, or one of its derivatives, would suit your purposes. A
search of ATCC suggests that C2BBe1 (ATCC#  CRL-2102), a subclone that
Caco-2 that expresses brush boder proteins, might be suitable.


Nick Theodorakis
nick_theodorakis at
nicholas_theodorakis [at] urmc [dot] rochester [dot] edu 

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