The seminar slides are designed as a short, engaging presentation about cell line authentication. Topics include why authentication is important, the impact of misidentified cell lines, and a brief description of STR profiling. At the end of the slide deck ...

The training module is designed to explore various aspects of cell line authentication. Three separate slide decks are included, courtesy of Bio-Trac and in memory of Roland Nardone. Human Cell Line Authentication Discusses why authentication is necessary, when to test, ...

Watch The Hidden World of Cell Lines on YouTube Visit the companion page for scientific background and information The Hidden World of Cell Lines video is a short, engaging introduction to cell lines and their problems. It is designed for ...

Version 11 of the ICLAC Register of Misidentified Cell Lines was released on 8 June 2021. ...

Version 10 of the ICLAC Register of Misidentified Cell Lines was released on 25 March 2020. ...

On the world wide web, authorized sources offer human cell lines that may be used as model systems for addressing specific scientific questions. Such authorized sources offer unambiguous proof of the authenticity of these cell lines via STR profiling or ...

In May 2016, ICLAC wrote a letter to US Vice President Joe Biden and the National Cancer Advisory Board, urging that common principles and requirements are adopted for training and quality assurance testing of research materials. ...

The Cellosaurus is a knowledge resource on cell lines. It attempts to describe all cell lines used in biomedical research. For each cell line (currently ~120,000) the Cellosaurus provides a wealth of information. ...

CLASTR is a STR similarity search tool that allows to compare one or more STR profiles from human, dog or mouse cell lines with those available in the Cellosaurus (~7000 profiles). ...

Leibniz Institute DSMZ operates a user-friendly interface to query its database of STR profiles, brought together in collaboration with cell banks ATCC, JCRB, and RIKEN as a human cell line cross-contamination initiative. ...