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Japanese Collection of Research Bioresources (JCRB) Cell Bank

Please note: XenoTech is not a current distributor for JCRB. Please contact JCRB to place orders.

The Japanese Collection of Research Bioresources, or JCRB, provides one of the most comprehensive cell banks in the world to investigators across the globe for pure and applied science spanning many different fields of research.

Human and animal cell lines from resource centers referred to as cell banks enable in vitro test systems to mimic the physiological state of cells in vivo and give researchers access to consistent, reliable data. We have teamed up with the National Institute of Biomedical Innovation to bring you access to over 1,600 cell lines as a provider of JCRB’s comprehensive catalog of cell lines in North America.

Cell Line Offerings:

  • General cells
  • Luciferase-expressing cancer cells
  • Mouse homozygous mutant ES cells
  • Immortalized Mesenchymal stem cells
  • Genetically-modified cells

Cell Bank Features:

  • Over 1,600 human and animal cell lines
  • Human culture cells derived from various pathologies
  • Immortalized human mesenchymal stem cell lines
  • Worldwide distribution (European customers can order through our European distributor, tebu-bio. If you are outside North Amerca and Europe, contact us to find a distributor near you)

Streamlined Order Process

You can download a list of cell lines or use the Cell Search database on the JCRB website to search for appropriate cell lines by animal, tissue, morphology, cell type, or classification. 

Order online through the JCRB website (payment will not be due at time of order) and the distributor for your area will take care of the rest. All pricing on the JCRB website is inclusive of shipping & handling.

We received the cell lines in great condition. I can’t tell you how wonderful and smooth it was to receive materials from XenoTech! We are so happy that you are distributing the JCRB lines in the US.

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What Else You Should Know About JCRB Cell Lines…

Some of the most commonly requested cell lines include:

  • HuH-7 well-differentiated human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line
  • Kuramochi undifferentiated carcinoma, ascites
  • EBC-1 squamous cell carcinoma
  • Ovkate human cell line derived from ovarian tumor
  • Ovsaho human cell line derived from ovarian tumor
  • MBT2 bladder carcinoma
  • KHYG-1 human natural killer cell line with a p53 point mutation as a model for p53-associated leukemogenesis and a model for differentiation of NK/T cells
  • HuH28 human liver, bile duct carcinoma cell line
  • FU97 human stomach cancer cell line with AFP production
  • KMS-26 human myeloma cell line…

JCRB Order Cancellation Policy

All order cancellation requests must be made PRIOR to JCRB’s shipment. Once an order has been shipped from JCRB to the distributor, that order is no longer eligible for cancellation or refund. If for any reason, the purchaser wishes to cancel a pending order, they must adhere to this cancellation policy.

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So Many Cell Lines

Download a list of cell lines available through JCRB.

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Emphasis on Quality

Quality Control is What Makes the Comprehensive Collection of Cell Lines from JCRB Among the Highest Regarded and Most Widely Distributed in the World. Read our blog post to find out more about what makes JCRB a premier provider of cell lines to researchers worldwide.

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