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Cellosaurus HuWa-TERT (CVCL_UJ99)

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Cell line name HuWa-TERT
Synonyms HuWaTERT1; HuWaTERT
Accession CVCL_UJ99
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: HuWa-TERT (RRID:CVCL_UJ99)
Comments Group: Endangered species/breed cell line.
Group: Cetacean cell line.
Doubling time: 25 hours (PubMed=30627956).
Transfected with: HGNC; 11730; TERT.
Derived from site: In situ; Skin; UBERON=UBERON_0002097.
Cell type: Fibroblast of skin; CL=CL_0002620.
Species of origin Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback whale) (Balaena novaeangliae) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9773)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_4U66 (HuWa1)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling 1-2Y
Category Telomerase immortalized cell line

Burkard M.
Humpback whale cell lines as an in vitro tool for toxicity assessment.
Thesis PhD (2017), Griffith School of Environment, Australia

PubMed=30627956; DOI=10.1007/s10565-018-09457-1
Burkard M., Bengtson Nash S.M., Gambaro G., Whitworth D.J., Schirmer K.
Lifetime extension of humpback whale skin fibroblasts and their response to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and a mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls (Aroclor).
Cell Biol. Toxicol. 35:387-398(2019)

PubMed=35540658; DOI=10.1039/c9ra05352b
Maner J., Burkard M., Cassano J.C., Bengtson Nash S.M., Schirmer K., Suter M.J.-F.
Hexachlorobenzene exerts genotoxic effects in a humpback whale cell line under stable exposure conditions.
RSC Adv. 9:39447-39457(2019)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q94309834
Entry history
Entry creation25-Feb-2019
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number8