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Cellosaurus BIU-87 (CVCL_6881)

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Cell line name BIU-87
Synonyms BIU87
Accession CVCL_6881
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: BIU-87 (RRID:CVCL_6881)
Comments Problematic cell line: Misidentified/contaminated. Seems to be contaminated by non-human cells (PubMed=26116706). Originally thought to originate from a male patient with an urinary bladder carcinoma.
Doubling time: 34 hours (CCRID).
Species of origin Unidentified (Unknown organism) (NCBI Taxonomy: 32644)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_6882 (BIU-87/ADMR)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Age unspecified
Category Undefined cell line type

PubMed=26116706; DOI=10.1096/fj.14-266718
Ye F., Chen C.-G., Qin J., Liu J., Zheng C.-Y.
Genetic profiling reveals an alarming rate of cross-contamination among human cell lines used in China.
FASEB J. 29:4268-4272(2015)

Cell line collections CCTCC; GDC0120
KCB; KCB 2006103YJ
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q28658473
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update21-Mar-2023
Version number15