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Cellosaurus HBC (CVCL_M630)

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Cell line name HBC
Accession CVCL_M630
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: HBC (RRID:CVCL_M630)
Comments Problematic cell line: Misidentified. Originally thought to be of human origin but found to be from rat (PubMed=557237; PubMed=20143388). Originally thought to originate from a breast carcinoma.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00024.
Species of origin Rattus norvegicus (Rat) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10116)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Age unspecified
Category Undefined cell line type
Web pages https://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v12_distribution.xlsx

PubMed=1016945; DOI=10.1016/S0304-3835(75)96769-5
Benjamin I., Pinkerton H.
Human breast carcinoma: heterotransplantation to newborn rats.
Cancer Lett. 1:203-206(1976)

PubMed=557237; DOI=10.1126/science.557237
Nelson-Rees W.A., Flandermeyer R.R.
Inter- and intraspecies contamination of human breast tumor cell lines HBC and BrCa5 and other cell cultures.
Science 195:1343-1344(1977)

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; SAMN03152010
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54881370
Entry history
Entry creation05-Nov-2013
Last entry update21-Mar-2023
Version number13