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Cellosaurus WI-26 (CVCL_V826)

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Cell line name WI-26
Synonyms WI 26; WI26; Wistar Institute-26
Accession CVCL_V826
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: WI-26 (RRID:CVCL_V826)
Comments Group: Space-flown cell line (cellonaut).
Population: Caucasian; Swedish.
Senescence: Senesces at 36 PDL and are distributed at 27 PDL (ATCC=CCL-95).
Derived from site: In situ; Fetal lung; UBERON=UBERON_0005597.
Cell type: Fibroblast of lung; CL=CL_0002553.
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_2758 (WI-26 VA4)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling 3FM
Category Finite cell line
STR profile Source(s): ATCC


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PubMed=14064953; DOI=10.1164/arrd.1963.88.3P2.387
Hayflick L.
A comparison of primary monkey kidney, heteroploid cell lines, and human diploid cell strains for human virus vaccine preparation.
Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 88 Suppl. 3:387-393(1963)

PubMed=14315085; DOI=10.1016/0014-4827(65)90211-9
Hayflick L.
The limited in vitro lifetime of human diploid cell strains.
Exp. Cell Res. 37:614-636(1965)

PubMed=699332; DOI=10.1016/0009-8981(78)90444-8
Knaup G., Pfleiderer G., Bayreuther K.
Human diploid lung fibroblast cell lines WI 26 and WI 38 exhibit isozyme shift of alkaline phosphatase after viral transformation.
Clin. Chim. Acta 88:375-383(1978)

PubMed=6256643; DOI=10.1038/288724a0
Day R.S. III, Ziolkowski C.H.J., Scudiero D.A., Meyer S.A., Lubiniecki A.S., Girardi A.J., Galloway S.M., Bynum G.D.
Defective repair of alkylated DNA by human tumour and SV40-transformed human cell strains.
Nature 288:724-727(1980)

PubMed=7065527; DOI=10.1164/arrd.1982.125.2.222
Hay R.J., Williams C.D., Macy M.L., Lavappa K.S.
Cultured cell lines for research on pulmonary physiology available through the American Type Culture Collection.
Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 125:222-232(1982)

Wadman M.
The vaccine race: science, politics, and the human costs of defeating disease.
(In) ISBN 9780525427537; pp.1-436; Viking; New York (2016)

Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; CCL-95 - Discontinued
Anatomy/cell type resources BTO; BTO:0003482
Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03471292
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54994025
Entry history
Entry creation16-Apr-2014
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number15