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ECACC General Cell Collection: RAW 264

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 85062803
Cell Line Name: RAW 264
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: RAW 264 (ECACC 85062803)
Keywords: Mouse leukaemic monocyte-macrophage
Cell Line Description: Established from an ascites of a tumour induced in a male mouse by intraperitoneal injection of Abelson Leukaemia virus (A-MuLV). Cells with pinocytose neutral red and phagocytose zymosan. Cells capable of antibody-dependent lysis of sheep erythrocytes and tumour targets. Growth inhibited by LPS (0.5ng/ml).
Species: Mouse
Tissue of Origin: blood
CellType: Macrophage
Growth Mode: Semi-adherent
Karyotype: Not specified
Biosafety Information: Unless specified otherwise, at the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) we routinely handle all of our cell lines at containment level 2 in accordance with the ACDP guidelines. ACDP = Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (UK)
All cell cultures have the potential to carry as yet unidentified adventitious agents. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

ACDP Guidance: Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premises.

Hyperlinks to MSDS documents:
Frozen cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Growing cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Nucleic acids derived from cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Subculture Routine: Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm²; 5% CO2; 37°C. . Use cell scrapers to remove attached cells. Cells are semi-adherent, i.e. some cells grows in suspension, some loosely attach to the surface and others flattened out and attach to the flask. Cells should not be allowed to overgrow and become confluent as this can lead to loss of the flattened adherent cell characteristic.
Culture Medium: EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS) or DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Depositor: Dr W Scheirer, Sandoz Forschungsinstitut GmbH, Vienna
Originator: No
Country: AUSTRIA
References: J Immunol 1977;119:950; Cell 1978;15:261
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: No

The Culture Collections represent deposits of cultures from world-wide sources. While every effort is made to ensure details distributed by Culture Collections are accurate, Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data supplied. References where quoted are mainly attributed to the establishment of the cell culture and not for any specific property of the cell line, therefore further references should be obtained regarding cell culture characteristics. Passage numbers where given act only as a guide and Culture Collections does not guarantee the passage number stated will be the passage number received by the customer.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are for research purposes only. Enquiries regarding the commercial use of a cell line are referred to the depositor of the cell line. Some cell lines have additional special release conditions such as the requirement for a material transfer agreement to be completed by the potential recipient prior to the supply of the cell line. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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