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Cellosaurus A6 (CVCL_4101)

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Cell line name A6
Synonyms A-6
Accession CVCL_4101
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: A6 (RRID:CVCL_4101)
Comments Group: Amphibian cell line.
Doubling time: ~36 hours (Note=At 25 Celsius) (PubMed=11249203).
Derived from site: In situ; Kidney; UBERON=UBERON_0002113.
Cell type: Epithelial cell of kidney; CL=CL_0002518.
Species of origin Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog) (NCBI Taxonomy: 8355)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_F714 (A6-2F3)CVCL_VQ55 (A6-KR)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling Adult stage
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages https://www.thermofisher.com/ch/en/home/technical-resources/cell-lines/a/cell-lines-detail-366.html

Rafferty K.A. Jr.
Mass culture of amphibian cells: methods and observations concerning stability of cell type.
(In) Biology of amphibian tumors; Mizell M. (eds.); pp.52-81; Springer; New York (1969)

Stulberg C.S., Coriell L.L., Kniazeff A.J., Shannon J.E.
The animal cell culture collection.
In Vitro 5:1-16(1970)

PubMed=1811155; DOI=10.1016/S0091-679X(08)60300-3
Smith J.C., Tata J.R.
Xenopus cell lines.
Methods Cell Biol. 36:635-654(1991)

PubMed=1556737; DOI=10.1007/BF00236439
Wills N.K., Purcell R.K., Clausen C.
Na+ transport and impedance properties of cultured renal (A6 and 2F3) epithelia.
J. Membr. Biol. 125:273-285(1992)

PubMed=8320717; DOI=10.1007/BF00231874
Wills N.K., Purcell R.K., Clausen C., Millinoff L.P.
Effects of aldosterone on the impedance properties of cultured renal amphibian epithelia.
J. Membr. Biol. 133:17-27(1993)

PubMed=20732225; DOI=10.1016/0887-2333(93)90038-7
Bjerregaard H.F.
Electrophysiological measurements of a toad renal epithelial cell line (A6) as an assay to evaluate cellular toxicity in vitro.
Toxicol. In Vitro 7:411-415(1993)

PubMed=11249203; DOI=10.1290/1071-2690(2001)037<0031:DFATMB>2.0.CO;2
Ichigi J., Asashima M.
Dome formation and tubule morphogenesis by Xenopus kidney A6 cell cultures exposed to microgravity simulated with a 3D-clinostat and to hypergravity.
In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim. 37:31-44(2001)

PubMed=12058078; DOI=10.1091/mbc.01-08-0401
Poirier M.G., Eroglu S., Marko J.F.
The bending rigidity of mitotic chromosomes.
Mol. Biol. Cell 13:2170-2179(2002)

PubMed=12892530; DOI=10.1290/1543-706X(2003)039<0071:PADOXA>2.0.CO;2
Tanaka M., Asashima M., Atomi Y.
Proliferation and differentiation of Xenopus A6 cells under hypergravity as revealed by time-lapse imaging.
In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim. 39:71-79(2003)

Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; CCL-102
ECACC; 89072613
Kerafast; EMU037
RCB; RCB0772
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0001603
CLO; CLO_0050248
CLDB; cl209
Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0004248
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54607073
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number25