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Bone-Derived Cells

The letter of request to obtain any of the items on the list should be sent to:

Pamela Gehron Robey, PhD
Chief, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, DIR

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH/NIDCR
BUILDING 30 ROOM 228
30 CONVENT DR MSC 4320
BETHESDA MD 20892-4320

Phone: (301) 496-4563
Fax: (301) 402-0824
E-mail: Dr. Pamela Gehron Robey

Species Cell Type Comments References
Human Trabecular Bone cells used for biochemical analysis in the first passage, usually available from normal donors over 60 years of age, other ages occasionally available Robey and Termine, CTI, 1985
Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells used for biochemical analysis up to the 9th passage, available from a broad range of donors Kuznetsov, et al., CTI, 1997
Human HERKO's (human estrogen receptor alpha knockout) immortalized strains from bone marrow cell derived from a patient described to be null for the estrogen receptor alpha Smith, et al., 1994 (Cincinnati)

Dieudonne, et al., JBMR, 1998
Human Dental Pulp Stem Cells Used for biomedical analysis up to 10 passages. Available from limited range of donors Gronthos, et al., PNAS, 2000
Mouse Bone Marrow Stromal Cells available from certain, but not all strains of mice of different ages Kuznetsov, et al., CTI, 1997

We welcome any questions, comments or suggestions you may have.  Please send any general questions or information requests about the Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch and its programs to the chief, Dr. Pamela Gehron Robey, or phone (301) 496-4563.  


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This page last updated: May 28, 2014