PC12 Cell Line


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Rat Pheochromocytoma

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PC12 Cell Line

Rat Pheochromocytoma

Product: #91A001


Rat pheochromocytoma clonal cell line. The original parental line isolated in 1976 by Greene and Tischler (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1065897). Neuronal differentiation induced by nerve growth factor.

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40 to 80 X 106 cells in flask containing recommended culture medium or frozen cell pellet in cryoprotectant.

Product Usage

Cell culture. Use RPMI 1640 medium; 10% Horse Serum; 5% Fetal Bovine Serum. For neuronal differentiation, use 1% Horse Serum + 50 ng/ml nerve growth factor.


Proliferation (4 day doubling time) and differentiation tested on a substrate of rat-tail collagen.


Place in culture immediately upon arrival; 35° humidified CO2 incubator. Use 5 to 7.5% CO2.

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