AC   CVCL_A050
SY   WI-38/Fao hybrid-B
DR   BTO; BTO:0005889
DR   Wikidata; Q54994059
RX   PubMed=7506266;
RX   PubMed=8056838;
RX   PubMed=9462660;
RX   PubMed=9657109;
CC   Doubling time: 2.5 days (PubMed=8056838).
OX   NCBI_TaxID=9606; ! Homo sapiens
OX   NCBI_TaxID=10116; ! Rattus norvegicus
HI   CVCL_A051 ! WIF12-1
CA   Hybrid cell line
DT   Created: 06-06-12; Last updated: 20-05-21; Version: 6
RX   PubMed=7506266; DOI=10.1083/jcb.123.6.1761;
RA   Ihrke G., Neufeld E.B., Meads T., Shanks M.R., Cassio D., Laurent M.,
RA   Schroer T.A., Pagano R.E., Hubbard A.L.;
RT   "WIF-B cells: an in vitro model for studies of hepatocyte polarity.";
RL   J. Cell Biol. 123:1761-1775(1993).
RX   PubMed=8056838; DOI=10.1242/jcs.107.4.813;
RA   Shanks M.R., Cassio D., Lecoq O., Hubbard A.L.;
RT   "An improved polarized rat hepatoma hybrid cell line. Generation and
RT   comparison with its hepatoma relatives and hepatocytes in vivo.";
RL   J. Cell Sci. 107:813-825(1994).
RX   PubMed=9462660; DOI=10.1002/hep.510270236;
RA   Bravo P., Bender V., Cassio D.;
RT   "Efficient in vitro vectorial transport of a fluorescent conjugated
RT   bile acid analogue by polarized hepatic hybrid WIF-B and WIF-B9
RT   cells.";
RL   Hepatology 27:576-583(1998).
RX   PubMed=9657109; DOI=10.1002/hep.510280122;
RA   Chaumontet C., Mazzoleni G., Decaens C., Bex V., Cassio D., Martel P.;
RT   "The polarized hepatic human/rat hybrid WIF 12-1 and WIF-B cells
RT   communicate efficiently in vitro via connexin 32-constituted gap
RT   junctions.";
RL   Hepatology 28:164-172(1998).