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Cellosaurus EEK (CVCL_8346)

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Cell line name EEK
Synonyms Embryonic Equine Kidney
Accession CVCL_8346
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: EEK (RRID:CVCL_8346)
Comments Problematic cell line: Misidentified/contaminated. Originally thought to be of horse origin but found to be a pig NSK derivative (PubMed=14505435; PubMed=20143388).
From: Mumford J.A.; Equine Virology Unit, Animal Health Trust; Newmarket; United Kingdom.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00192.
Derived from site: In situ; Kidney; UBERON=UBERON_0002113.
Species of origin Sus scrofa (Pig) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9823)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_8378 (NSK)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling 2D
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages https://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v12_distribution.xlsx

PubMed=1321530; DOI=10.1016/0165-2427(92)90038-R
Chong Y.C., Duffus W.P.H., Hannant D.
Natural killer cells in normal horses and specific-pathogen-free foals infected with equine herpesvirus.
Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 33:103-113(1992)

PubMed=14505435; DOI=10.1007/s11626-003-0006-z
Milanesi E., Ajmone-Marsan P., Bignotti E., Losio M.N., Bernardi J., Chegdani F., Soncini M., Ferrari M.
Molecular detection of cell line cross-contaminations using amplified fragment length polymorphism DNA fingerprinting technology.
In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim. 39:124-130(2003)

PubMed=20143388; DOI=10.1002/ijc.25242
Capes-Davis A., Theodosopoulos G., Atkin I., Drexler H.G., Kohara A., MacLeod R.A.F., Masters J.R.W., Nakamura Y., Reid Y.A., Reddel R.R., Freshney R.I.
Check your cultures! A list of cross-contaminated or misidentified cell lines.
Int. J. Cancer 127:1-8(2010)

Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03151865
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54832038
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number19