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Cellosaurus WRL 68 (CVCL_0581)

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Cell line name WRL 68
Synonyms WRL-68; WRL68
Accession CVCL_0581
Secondary accession CVCL_D685
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: WRL 68 (RRID:CVCL_0581)
Comments Problematic cell line: Contaminated. Shown to be a HeLa derivative (PubMed=20143388). Originally thought to be a hepatic fetal epithelial cell line.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00351.
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 333761; Human papillomavirus type 18 (HPV18).
Misspelling: CL-48; Based on the ATCC catalog number.
Disease Human papillomavirus-related endocervical adenocarcinoma (NCIt: C27677)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0030 (HeLa)
Children:
CVCL_4W86 (WRLS1)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling 30Y6M
Category Cancer cell line
STR profile Source(s): ATCC; ECACC

Markers:
AmelogeninX
CSF1PO9,10
D5S81811,12
D7S8208,12
D13S31712,13.3 (ATCC)
12,14 (ECACC)
D16S5399,10
TH017
TPOX8,12
vWA16,18

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Web pages http://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v9_distribution.xlsx
Publications

Patent=CA999546A
Apostolov K.
Human liver cell line.
Patent number CA999546A, 09-Nov-1976

Patent=US3935066
Apostolov K.
Cell lines.
Patent number US3935066, 27-Jan-1976

PubMed=8389256; DOI=10.1093/carcin/14.5.987
Hsu I.C., Tokiwa T., Bennett W., Metcalf R.A., Welsh J.A., Sun T., Harris C.C.
p53 gene mutation and integrated hepatitis B viral DNA sequences in human liver cancer cell lines.
Carcinogenesis 14:987-992(1993)

PubMed=7522099; DOI=10.1007/BF02634356
Gutierrez-Ruiz M.C., Bucio L., Souza V., Gomez J.J., Campos C., Carabez A.
Expression of some hepatocyte-like functional properties of WRL-68 cells in culture.
In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim. 30:366-371(1994)

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)

Cross-references
Cell line collections ATCC; CL-48
BCRC; 60338 - Discontinued
ECACC; 89121403
IZSLER; BS CL 173
Cell line databases/resources CLDB; cl4730
Ontologies BTO; BTO:0002584
CLO; CLO_0009633
MCCL; MCC:0000487
Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03151767
Chemistry resources ChEMBL-Cells; CHEMBL3307993
ChEMBL-Targets; CHEMBL612587
Other Wikidata; Q54994415
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry updated06-Sep-2019
Version number20