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TK6 (IVGT)

13051501, from human spleen

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biological source   human spleen
description   Human lymphoblast, thymidine kinase heterozygote, mutagenesis assay, diploid human
growth mode   Suspension
morphology   Small round cells in suspension
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −196°C

Description

Citation

If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: Nd ES (ECACC 16010601)

If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: TK6 (IVGT) (ECACC 13051501)

Other Notes

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Culture Medium

RPMI 1640 (R0883) + 10% Horse Serum + 2mM L-Glutamine (G7513) + 1.8 mMolar Sodium Pyruvate(NaP) (S8636). Cryopreserve cells in culture medium with cells heat-inactivated 10% Horse Serum and 10% Dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO)

Culture cells in GMEM (G5154) + 10% FBS (F2442) + 2mM L-Glutamine (G7513), 2ng/ml Leukemia Inhibitory Factor (LIF) and 1mM 2ME (M6250) on gelatin-coated (0.1%) cell culture plastic.
Alternatively, ES cells can be cultured in 2i medium (iStem medium, Stem Cells, Inc) supplemented with 2ng/ml LIF and inhibitors of the ERK pathway and of GSK3?, (Ying QL et.al 2008)

Subculture Routine

Cultures must be incubated in a humidified 10% CO2/90% air incubator at 37oC. Subculture with 0.05% Trypsin/EDTA and inoculate new cultures at 3 x 104 per cm2.

Dilute cell in fresh medium at 0.1- 1.5 x 105 cells per ml.

Cell Line Description

A mouse embryonic stem cell (ES) line (Nd) containing a novel fluorescent reporter (VNP) to investigate the temporal dynamics of Nanog expression in mouse and to dissect the lineage potential at different Nanog expression levels. This novel reporter ES cell line allows the accurate monitoring the dynamic expression of the transcription factor Nanog in the pluripotent state. The cell line will be a valuable tool to obtain quantitative measurements of global gene expression in pluripotent mouse ES cells in different states, allowing a detailed molecular mapping of the pluripotent state.

JCRBNo 1435, lot number 11032011. This line is a derivative of the WIL-2 lymphoblast cell line. The cells are heterozygous at the thymidine (TK) kinase locus and can be used to quantitatively detect forward mutations at 3 loci.

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Cell Culture Guide

ECACC Laboratory Handbook
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