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Cellosaurus MEL2 (CVCL_RU21)

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Cell line name MEL2
Synonyms MEL-2; PureStem MEL2, NCr-fac progenitor; ACTC268
Accession CVCL_RU21
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: MEL2 (RRID:CVCL_RU21)
Comments From: ESI BIO - BioTime, Inc. (ES Cell International).
Characteristics: Undergoes chondrogenesis in a progenitor with markers of head and limb mesenchyme and low levels of hypertrophic marker COL10A1.
Species of origin Homo sapiens (Human) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9606)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_9773 (WA09)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Blastocyst stage
Category Somatic stem cell
Web pages http://www.esibio.com/purestemr-mel2-ncr-fac-progenitor/
Publications

PubMed=18462054; DOI=10.2217/17460751.3.3.287
West M.D., Sargent R.G., Long J., Brown C., Chu J.S., Kessler S., Derugin N., Sampathkumar J., Burrows C., Vaziri H., Williams R., Chapman K.B., Larocca D., Loring J.F., Murai J.
The ACTCellerate initiative: large-scale combinatorial cloning of novel human embryonic stem cell derivatives.
Regen. Med. 3:287-308(2008)

Patent=US8685386
West M.D., Sternberg H., Chapman K.B.
Methods and compositions for in vitro and in vivo chondrogenesis.
Patent number US8685386, 01-Apr-2014

Cross-references
Cell line collections ATCC; PTA-11150 - Discontinued
Other Wikidata; Q54905154
Entry history
Entry creation05-Mar-2018
Last entry updated07-Sep-2018
Version number3