Cell line: RBL-2H3

Basophilic leukemia

CellDive-ID 312
Cell line name RBL-2H3
Species Rattus norvegicus (rat)
Cell type basophilic leukemia
Incubation medium 70% MEM (with Earle's salts) + 20% RPMI 1640 + 10% h.i. FBS; a higher proportion of RPMI 1640 may increase proliferation rate, but decreases histamine production
Morphology adherent, fibroblast-like cells growing mainly as monolayer and in a small extend as suspension culture
Tumour type -
RNA-seq project -