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Cellosaurus ElCo (CVCL_8686)

Cell line name ElCo
Accession CVCL_8686
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: ElCo (RRID:CVCL_8686)
Comments Problematic cell line: Contaminated. Shown to be a HeLa derivative (PubMed=1246601; PubMed=6451928; PubMed=20143388). Originally thought to originate from a breast carcinoma.
Registration: International Cell Line Authentication Committee, Register of Misidentified Cell Lines; ICLAC-00042.
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 333761; Human papillomavirus type 18 (HPV18).
Disease Human papillomavirus-related endocervical adenocarcinoma (NCIt: C27677)
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0030 (HeLa)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling 30Y6M
Category Cancer cell line
Web pages http://iclac.org/wp-content/uploads/Cross-Contaminations_v9_distribution.xlsx
Publications

PubMed=1246601; DOI=10.1126/science.1246601
Nelson-Rees W.A., Flandermeyer R.R.
HeLa cultures defined.
Science 191:96-98(1976)

PubMed=212193
Engel L.W., Young N.A.
Human breast carcinoma cells in continuous culture: a review.
Cancer Res. 38:4327-4339(1978)

PubMed=6451928; DOI=10.1126/science.6451928
Nelson-Rees W.A., Daniels D.W., Flandermeyer R.R.
Cross-contamination of cells in culture.
Science 212:446-452(1981)

CLPUB00262
Gold M.
A conspiracy of cells. One woman's immortal legacy and the medical scandal it caused.
(In) ISBN 9780887060991; pp.1-171; State University of New York Press; Albany (1986)

PubMed=9215216; DOI=10.1016/S0002-9378(97)70383-1
Pattillo R.A., Hussa R.O., Story M.T.
Characteristics of antigens from an HCG alpha secreting cell line (ElCo) derived from human breast carcinoma in a Native American patient.
Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 176:S246-S254(1997)

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
Biological sample resources BioSample; SAMN03151689
Other Wikidata; Q54832240