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Cellosaurus RY (CVCL_U964)

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Cell line name RY
Accession CVCL_U964
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: RY (RRID:CVCL_U964)
Comments Problematic cell line: Misidentified. Originally thought to be a Hodgkin lymphoma cell line but shown not be the case although the origin of this cell line is still not known (PubMed=7192801; PubMed=12592342; PubMed=20143388).
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00084.
Anecdotal: Part of a set of 4 cell lines that were fraudulently stated to originate from Hodgkin lymphoma (PubMed=265539).
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Age unspecified
Category Undefined cell line type
Web pages https://www.nytimes.com/1981/01/22/us/cells-in-disease-study-said-to-come-from-monkeys.html

PubMed=265539; DOI=10.1073/pnas.74.2.754
Zamecnik P.C., Long J.C.
Growth of cultured cells from patients with Hodgkin's disease and transplantation into nude mice.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 74:754-758(1977)

PubMed=7005696; DOI=10.1038/289227a0
Dickson D.
Contaminated cell lines.
Nature 289:227-227(1981)

PubMed=7192801; DOI=10.1038/289228a0
Harris N.L., Gang D.L., Quay S.C., Poppema S., Zamecnik P.C., Nelson-Rees W.A., O'Brien S.J.
Contamination of Hodgkin's disease cell cultures.
Nature 289:228-230(1981)

PubMed=12592342; DOI=10.1038/sj.leu.2402799
Drexler H.G., Dirks W.G., Matsuo Y., MacLeod R.A.F.
False leukemia-lymphoma cell lines: an update on over 500 cell lines.
Leukemia 17:416-426(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)

PubMed=29533902; DOI=10.1515/hsz-2017-0321
Drexler H.G., Pommerenke C., Eberth S., Nagel S.
Hodgkin lymphoma cell lines: to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Biol. Chem. 399:511-523(2018)

Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03152027
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54951512
Entry history
Entry creation16-Apr-2014
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number14