|Supplied by:||European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)|
|Culture Type:||Cell line|
|Collection:||ECACC General Collection|
|Cell Line Name:||U-2 OS|
|Other Collection No.:||ATCC HTB-96|
|Citation Guidance:||If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: U-2 OS (ECACC 92022711)|
|Cell Line Description:||Cell line derived in 1964 from a moderately differentiated sarcoma of the tibia of a 15 year old girl.|
|Tissue of Origin:||Bone|
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:||Cell should be sub-cultured while still sub-confluent using 0.05% trypsin/EDTA solution. Allow the flask to sit at room temperature (or at 37°C) until the cells detach. Add fresh medium, aspirate and dispense into new culture flasks.|
|Culture Medium:||McCoy's 5a medium with 1.5 mM Glutamine; 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).|
|Depositor:||Obtained from ATCC|
|References:||Nature 1986 319:511-514 Pub Med 86118705; Virolgy 1996 222:51-63 Pub Med 96400111|
|Additional Bibliography:||Not specified|
|Patents:||None specified by Depositor|
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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