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Cellosaurus DrRPE (CVCL_UZ53)

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Cell line name DrRPE
Synonyms Danio rerio Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Accession CVCL_UZ53
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: DrRPE (RRID:CVCL_UZ53)
Comments Group: Fish cell line.
Registration: National Repository of Fish Cell Line (NRFC), National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, India; NRFC054.
Characteristics: UV-B exposure results in morphological alterations. Optimal growth at 28 Celsius (PubMed=25517103).
Doubling time: ~40 hours (Note=In L-15 medium + 10% FBS) (PubMed=25517103).
Derived from site: In situ; Eye, retina, retinal pigment epithelium; UBERON=UBERON_0001782.
Cell type: Retinal pigment epithelial cell; CL=CL_0002586.
Species of origin Danio rerio (Zebrafish) (Brachydanio rerio) (NCBI Taxonomy: 7955)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling 3M
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages https://mail.nbfgr.res.in/nrfc/cellline-available.php

PubMed=25517103; DOI=10.1089/zeb.2014.1012
Nambi K.S.N., Abdul Majeed S., Taju S.G., Sivasubbu S., Raj N.S., Madan N., Sahul Hameed A.S.
Development and use of retinal pigmented epithelial cell line from zebrafish (Danio rerio) for evaluating the toxicity of ultraviolet-B.
Zebrafish 12:21-32(2015)

Cell line collections (Providers) NRFC; NRFC054
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q93531750
Entry history
Entry creation25-Feb-2019
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number9