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Cellosaurus WIF-B (CVCL_A050)

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Cell line name WIF-B
Synonyms WI-38/Fao hybrid-B
Accession CVCL_A050
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: WIF-B (RRID:CVCL_A050)
Comments Doubling time: 2.5 days (PubMed=8056838).
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Rattus norvegicus (Rat) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10116)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_A051 (WIF12-1)
Category Hybrid cell line

PubMed=7506266; DOI=10.1083/jcb.123.6.1761
Ihrke G., Neufeld E.B., Meads T., Shanks M.R., Cassio D., Laurent M., Schroer T.A., Pagano R.E., Hubbard A.L.
WIF-B cells: an in vitro model for studies of hepatocyte polarity.
J. Cell Biol. 123:1761-1775(1993)

PubMed=8056838; DOI=10.1242/jcs.107.4.813
Shanks M.R., Cassio D., Lecoq O., Hubbard A.L.
An improved polarized rat hepatoma hybrid cell line. Generation and comparison with its hepatoma relatives and hepatocytes in vivo.
J. Cell Sci. 107:813-825(1994)

PubMed=9462660; DOI=10.1002/hep.510270236
Bravo P., Bender V., Cassio D.
Efficient in vitro vectorial transport of a fluorescent conjugated bile acid analogue by polarized hepatic hybrid WIF-B and WIF-B9 cells.
Hepatology 27:576-583(1998)

PubMed=9657109; DOI=10.1002/hep.510280122
Chaumontet C., Mazzoleni G., Decaens C., Bex V., Cassio D., Martel P.
The polarized hepatic human/rat hybrid WIF 12-1 and WIF-B cells communicate efficiently in vitro via connexin 32-constituted gap junctions.
Hepatology 28:164-172(1998)

Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0005889
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54994059
Entry history
Entry creation06-Jun-2012
Last entry update20-May-2021
Version number6