Cellosaurus logo
expasy logo
Due to maintenance work, this service will be unavailable on Monday between 06:00 until 06:30 CEST. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Cellosaurus JTC-12 (CVCL_3631)

[Text version]
Cell line name JTC-12
Synonyms MK; Monkey Kidney; Japanese Tissue Culture-12
Accession CVCL_3631
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: JTC-12 (RRID:CVCL_3631)
Comments Group: Non-human primate cell line.
Group: Space-flown cell line (cellonaut).
Anecdotal: Have been flown in space on shuttle flight STS-47 (Spacelab-J) to study growth in microgravity (DOI=10.2187/bss.6.147; PubMed=12101351).
Derived from site: In situ; Kidney; UBERON=UBERON_0002113.
Species of origin Macaca fascicularis (Crab-eating macaque) (Cynomolgus monkey) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9541)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_5483 (JTC-12.P3)CVCL_5484 (JTC-12.P3(F))
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Adult
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

Takaoka T., Katsuta H., Endo M., Sato K., Okumura H.
Establishment of a cell strain, JTC-12, from cynomolgus monkey kidney tissue.
Jpn. J. Exp. Med. 32:351-368(1962)

PubMed=4328993; DOI=10.1016/0014-4827(71)90412-5
Takaoka T., Katsuta H.
Long-term cultivation of mammalian cell strains in protein- and lipid-free chemically defined synthetic media.
Exp. Cell Res. 67:295-304(1971)

Sato A.
Mammalian cells in space weightlessness.
Uchu Seibutsu Kagaku 6:147-153(1993)

Sato A., Kumei Y., Sato K., Hongo T., Hamazaki T., Masuda I., Nakajima T., Ohmura T., Kaiho M., Sato T., Wake K.
Studies on the effects of microgravity on the ultrastructure and function of cultured mammalian cells.
Uchu Seibutsu Kagaku 15:S61-S63(2001)

Cell line collections (Providers) RCB; RCB0456
RCB; RCB1485
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0050517
CLO; CLO_0050518
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54899084
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number13