TH-1, Subline B1 (ATCC® CCL-50)

Organism: Terrapene carolina, turtle, box  / 

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Organism Terrapene carolina, turtle, box
Product Format frozen
Morphology epithelial
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1
Virus Resistance
poliovirus 1
Comments
Growth is inhibited at alkaline pH. Medium should be adjusted to neutrality after plating.
Complete Growth Medium The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated Eagle's Minimum Essential Medium, Catalog No. 30-2003. To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium: fetal bovine serum to a final concentration of 10%.
Subculturing
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:2 is recommended
Medium Renewal: Every 10 to 14 days
Remove medium, add fresh 0.25% trypsin for 2 to 3 minutes, remove trypsin and allow the culture to stand for 5 to 10 minutes at room temperature. Add fresh medium, aspirate and dispense into new flasks.
Name of Depositor HF Clark
References

Clark HF, Karzon DT. Acquired tolerance to elevated temperatures in a poikilothermic cell line (terrapene heart, TH-1). Exp. Cell Res. 48: 269-275, 1967. PubMed: 6082311

Clark HF, Karzon DT. Terrapene heart (TH-1), a continuous cell line from the heart of the box turtle Terrapene carolina. Exp. Cell Res. 48: 263-268, 1967. PubMed: 4295486

Huang CC, Clark HF. Chromosome changes in cell lines of the box turtle (Terrapene carolina) grown at two different temperatures. Can. J. Genet. Cytol. 9: 449-461, 1967. PubMed: 6082587

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This material is not available for international distribution due to the lack of historical data to support the issuance of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) export permit

References

Clark HF, Karzon DT. Acquired tolerance to elevated temperatures in a poikilothermic cell line (terrapene heart, TH-1). Exp. Cell Res. 48: 269-275, 1967. PubMed: 6082311

Clark HF, Karzon DT. Terrapene heart (TH-1), a continuous cell line from the heart of the box turtle Terrapene carolina. Exp. Cell Res. 48: 263-268, 1967. PubMed: 4295486

Huang CC, Clark HF. Chromosome changes in cell lines of the box turtle (Terrapene carolina) grown at two different temperatures. Can. J. Genet. Cytol. 9: 449-461, 1967. PubMed: 6082587