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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 Group: Patented cell line.
From: ESI BIO - BioTime, Inc. (ES Cell International).
Registration: International Depositary Authority, American Type Culture Collection (ATCC); PTA-11150.
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/

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.T.
The ACTCellerate initiative: large-scale combinatorial cloning of novel human embryonic stem cell derivatives.
Regen. Med. 3:287-308(2008)

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

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54905154
Entry history
Entry creation05-Mar-2018
Last entry update23-Sep-2021
Version number4