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 ...

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. ...

As part of their continuing efforts to characterize and authenticate the cell lines in the Cell Biology collection, ATCC has developed a comprehensive database of short tandem repeat (STR) DNA profiles for all of their human cell lines. ...