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Cellosaurus L8SF (CVCL_WN49)

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Cell line name L8SF
Synonyms L8 Space Flown
Accession CVCL_WN49
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: L8SF (RRID:CVCL_WN49)
Comments Group: Space-flown cell line (cellonaut).
Characteristics: Has lost the capacity to fuse and differentiate into myotubes.
Anecdotal: Have arisen from the parent cell line during the space shuttle flight STS-45.
Derived from site: In situ; Skeletal muscle; UBERON=UBERON_0001134.
Cell type: Myoblast; CL=CL_0000056.
Species of origin Rattus norvegicus (Rat) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10116)
Breed/subspecies: Wistar.
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_4236 (L8)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling <1D
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=7962182; DOI=10.1002/jcb.240550412
Kulesh D.A., Anderson L.H., Wilson B., Otis E.J., Elgin D.M., Barker M.J., Mehm W.J., Kearney G.P.
Space shuttle flight (STS-45) of L8 myoblast cells results in the isolation of a nonfusing cell line variant.
J. Cell. Biochem. 55:530-544(1994)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q95981084
Entry history
Entry creation24-May-2019
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number6