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Cellosaurus Lu 106 (CVCL_8892)

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Cell line name Lu 106
Synonyms LU 106; Lu106; LU/106
Accession CVCL_8892
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: Lu 106 (RRID:CVCL_8892)
Comments Problematic cell line: Contaminated. Shown to be a HeLa derivative (PubMed=6451928; PubMed=20143388). Originally thought to originate from embryonic lung.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00075.
Population: African American.
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 333761; Human papillomavirus type 18 (HPV18).
Derived from site: In situ; Uterus, cervix; UBERON=UBERON_0000002.
Disease Human papillomavirus-related cervical adenocarcinoma (NCIt: C27677)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0030 (HeLa)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling 30Y6M
Category Cancer cell line
Web pages https://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v13_distribution.xlsx

PubMed=13715157; DOI=10.1016/0014-4827(60)90354-2
Hogman C.F.
Blood group antigens on human cells in tissue culture. The effect of prolonged cultivation.
Exp. Cell Res. 21:137-143(1960)

PubMed=5587101; DOI=10.1111/j.1601-5223.1967.tb02121.x
Heneen W.K., Nichols W.W., Levan A., Norrby E.
Studies on syncytia formation in a cell line (LU 106) of human origin after treatment with measles virus.
Hereditas 57:369-372(1967)

PubMed=6451928; DOI=10.1126/science.6451928
Nelson-Rees W.A., Daniels D.W., Flandermeyer R.R.
Cross-contamination of cells in culture.
Science 212:446-452(1981)

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; SAMN03151739
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54903186
Entry history
Entry creation06-Jun-2012
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number21