Nationwide Children's Cell Line Core
Nationwide Children's Cell Line Core processes human subject samples and provides cell lines or DNA appropriate for downstream applications
Nationwide Children's Cell Line Core processes human subject samples and provides the researcher with cell lines or DNA, appropriate for downstream applications in a variety of human and molecular genetic studies. Services include:
- extraction of DNA from saliva or whole blood
- creation of EBV transformed B-cell immortalized cell lines or fibroblast cell lines from skin biopsy samples
- DNA or cell line archiving
Additional tissue types may be processed on request.
The Biobank Human Control Resource: The Cell Line Core currently has a control set consisting of a collection of CEPH (Centre d’ Etude Polymorphisme Humain) individuals of North European ancestry obtained by special agreement from the Coriel Institute. This collection includes the parents of the trios used in the HapMap Project, plus some additional samples for a total of just over 100 individuals, all of European ancestry.
Kim L McBride, MD