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Cellosaurus WI-1 (CVCL_JE97)

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Cell line name WI-1
Synonyms WI1; Wistar Institute-1; WIHL; Wistar Institute Human Lung
Accession CVCL_JE97
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: WI-1 (RRID:CVCL_JE97)
Comments Anecdotal: First cell line derived by Hayflick from fetal cells.
Anecdotal: The cell lines WI-1 to WI-25 derived by Hayflick were lost in 1961 when an electrical freezer failed at the Wistar Insitute (CelloPub=CLPUB00391).
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Sex of cell Male
Category Finite cell line

PubMed=13905658; DOI=10.1016/0014-4827(61)90192-6
Hayflick L., Moorhead P.S.
The serial cultivation of human diploid cell strains.
Exp. Cell Res. 25:585-621(1961)

PubMed=13905660; DOI=10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a120247
Hayflick L., Plotkin S.A., Norton T.W., Koprowski H.
Preparation of poliovirus vaccines in a human fetal diploid cell strain.
Am. J. Hyg. 75:240-258(1962)

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

Other Wikidata; Q54994019
Entry history
Entry creation15-May-2017
Last entry updated07-Sep-2018
Version number2