5/9 m alpha3-18 (ATCC® CRL-10154)

Organism: Cricetulus griseus, hamster, Chinese  / 

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Organism Cricetulus griseus, hamster, Chinese
Product Format frozen
Morphology epithelial
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1
Gender female
Storage Conditions liquid nitrogen vapor phase
This line was derived from the CHO DUKX cell line.
Clinical Data
Genes Expressed
human colony stimulating factor (M-CSF)
Cellular Products
human colony stimulating factor (M-CSF)
The cells are resistant to methotrexate.
Complete Growth Medium Alpha minimum essential medium with 2 mM l-glutamine and 1 mM sodium pyruvate without ribonucleosides and deoxyribonucleosides supplemented with 200 nM MTX (Methotrexate) and 10% fetal bovine serum
  1. Remove and discard culture medium.
  2. Briefly rinse the cell layer with 0.25% (w/v) Trypsin- 0.53 mM EDTA solution to remove all traces of serum that contains trypsin inhibitor.
  3. Add 2.0 to 3.0 mL of Trypsin-EDTA solution to flask and observe cells under an inverted microscope until cell layer is dispersed (usually within 5 to 15 minutes).
    Note: To avoid clumping do not agitate the cells by hitting or shaking the flask while waiting for the cells to detach. Cells that are difficult to detach may be placed at 37°C to facilitate dispersal.
  4. Add 6.0 to 8.0 mL of complete growth medium and aspirate cells by gently pipetting.
  5. Add appropriate aliquots of the cell suspension to new culture vessels.
  6. Incubate cultures at 37°C.
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:10 to 1:20 is recommended
Medium Renewal: Two to three times weely
Freeze medium: Complete growth medium supplemented with 5% (v/v) DMSO
Storage temperature: liquid nitrogen vapor phase
Culture Conditions
Atmosphere: air, 95%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 5%
Temperature: 37°C
Name of Depositor Genetics Institute, Inc.

Clark SC, Wong GG. Hematopoietic growth factors. US Patent 4,868,119 dated Sep 19 1989

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation

Clark SC, Wong GG. Hematopoietic growth factors. US Patent 4,868,119 dated Sep 19 1989