Cell Types

LINCS Cell Categories

    • cell line
      • cancer cell line
      • transformed cell line
      • [other] immortalized cell line
    • primary cell
    • stem cell
      • embryonic stem cell
      • induced pluripotent stem cell
    • differentiated cell

Experimental Verification

The teams will mainly use genotypes obtained from SNP arrays for comparison to in CCLE and with the Sanger SNP60 CGP dataset, as well as a panel of 48 SNPs to fingerprint the cell types.

For more information on the guidance being used by the LINCS teams for experimental verification, see the following article: American Type Culture Collection Standards Development Organization Workgroup ASN-0002. Cell line misidentification: the beginning of the end. Nat Rev Cancer. 2010;10:441-448. Epub 2010 May 7.