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Announcements about corrections in usage,quality and relevant information

We announce the recently discovered incident regarding use, quality and relevant information of our bioresource. We have informed directly the users who have received the resource about the incident.

Date Name of a resource concerned Incident Measures taken
March 12, 2015 RCB0179 23CLN (Bovine-derived cell line) Derived from porcine but not bovine (refer) Stop provision of 23CLN for the moment
March 26, 2014 RCB2087 AZ521(Stomach cancer cell line) Misidentification of HuTu80 (Duodenal cancer cell line) in ATCC (refer) There is no authentic stock of AZ521 and stop provision of AZ521
January 21, 2014 RCB1982 MOLT-17(Leukemia cell line) Misidentification of an unknown cell line (refer) Replaced with RCB4561 MOLT-17 obtained from DSMZ