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CABRI Guidelines for Catalogue Production

Guidelines prepared for CABRI by BCCM, CBS, CERDIC, DSMZ, ECACC, HGMP, INRC, MSDN
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Data input & authentication Flat file preparation Flat file submission


Data input & authentication for human and animal cell lines

Data Sets

Data entry and validation

1) Cell line name

2) Accession number

3) Brief description

4) Description and other remarks on the cell line

5) Depositor name and address

6) Reference paper

7) Morphology and growth characteristics

8) Culture conditions

9) Viruses

10) Properties

11) Passage

12) Release conditions/Restrictions

13) Hazard

14) Species validation tests


  1. Cell line name
  2. Field

    Cell line name

    Description

    name given to the cell, originally name given by the depositor

    Input process

    new entry for existing cells:CABRI agreed list of cell names

    new entry for new cells: as given by depositor

    existing catalogues: retrieval by SRS should be possible using list of every possible spelling of a name.

    Required for

    MDS

  3. Accession number
  4. Field

    Accession number

    Description

    collections’ own accession number

    Input process

    automatically given, to avoid duplicates or absence of identifier

    Note

    a CABRI accession number is given, but only for internal purposes

    Required for

    MDS

  5. Brief description
  6. Field

    Brief description

    Description

    brief listing of :
    - species
    - strain
    - tissue
    - tumour
    - pathology
    - transformed/transfected

    Input process

    Reference lists:

    - ‘Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary’, 27th edition, Saunders

    -strains are in accordance with the ‘Subsidiary of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers’, Academic Press: The Laboratory Rat, The Mouse in Biomedical Research, The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit

    -pathologies are in accordance with the ‘On-Line Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)’,http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim

    - CABRI agreed lists:species,tissues,tumours

    Required for

    MDS

  7. Description and other remarks on the cell line
  8. Field

    Description and other remarks on the cell line

    Description

    contain ["verbose" listing] of:
    - species
    - strain
    - tissue
    - tumour
    - pathology
    - transformed/transfected
    - age
    - sex
    - derived from

    Input process

    Reference lists:

    - ‘Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary’, 27th edition, Saunders

    -strains are in accordance with the ‘Subsidiary of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers’, Academic Press: The Laboratory Rat, The Mouse in Biomedical Research, The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit

    -pathologies are in accordance with the ‘On-Line Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)’,http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim

    - CABRI agreed lists:species,tissues,tumours

    Required for

    MDS

  9. Depositor name and address
  10. Field

    Depositor name and address

    Description

    depositor name
    address of the Institution

    Input process

    CABRI agreed list for country: name based on country code file retrieved from:ftp://ftp.ripe.net/iso3166-countrycodes
    updated by the RIPE Network Co-ordination Centre, in co-ordination with the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency at DIN Berlin.

    Exception for UK, USA, USSR, Netherlands, North Korea

    Required for

    MDS

  11. Reference paper
  12. Field

    Reference paper

    Description

    original paper [if available]

    Input process

    new entry:

    JournalTitle Year ; Volume ( issue ): beginning page# - ending page#

    The title is abbreviated following international standard rules (ISSN).
    Abbreviations are without dot. Authors and title of the article are not mentioned.

    existing catalogues: conversion by SRS following CABRI agreed standard

    This reference can be followed by the Pubmed ID enclosed within square brackets as follows: [PMID: 1234567], where '1234567' is the Pubmed ID of the paper

    Required for

    MDS

  13. Morphology and growth characteristics
  14. Field

    Morphology and growth characteristics

    Description

    Morphology
    growth characteristics (monolayer, suspension, etc.)

    Input process

    Reference lists:

    -morphology: usingCABRI agreed list

    - ‘Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary’, 27th edition, Saunders

    Required for

    MDS

  15. Culture conditions
  16. Field

    Culture conditions

    Description

    culture medium
    subculture routine
    incubation
    harvest

    Input process

    respect order of the items
    1. culture medium, 2. subculture routine 3. incubation, 4. Harvest

    Required for

    MDS

  17. Viruses
  18. Field

    Viruses

    Description

    absence/presence
    type of virus

    Input process

    In case of absence of data related toViruses, input the following sentence:"There is no evidence for the presence of infectious viruses".

    Reference lists:
    -
    CABRI agreed list

    - ‘Review of Medical Microbiology’, seventeenth ed., Appleton & Lange;

    - the WWW biological site ‘All the virology on the WWW’, (http://www.virology.net/garryfavweb.html)

    Required for

    MDS

  19. Properties
  20. Field

    Properties

    Description

    Immunology
    receptors
    susceptibility to viruses

    Input process

    Free text

    Requred for

    MDS

  21. Passage
  22. Field

    Passage

    Description

    passage no

    Input process

    when unknown, put ‘unknown’

    Required for

    RDS

  23. Release conditions/Restrictions
  24. Field

    Release conditions/Restrictions

    Description

    release conditions/restrictions
    patents

    Input process

    release conditions/restrictions: enter "no", or a text field describing the appropriate restrictions: hazard group, import/export regulations, .. The text may contain codes which refer to text files explaining the restrictions in more detail.

    patents: EPO standard rules

    Required for

    MDS

  25. Hazard
  26. Field

    Hazard

    Description

    hazard classification of the cell line [e.g. class II containment]
    EU related hazard information rules
    country-specific related hazard information rules

    Input process

    - classifications available on the CABRI Web site: see Guidelines for Quality Management

    - ACDP category list:http://www.doh.gov.uk/bioinfo.htm

    Required for

    MDS

  27. Species validation tests
  28. Field

    Species validation tests

    Description

    Should contain tests and results of tests made to confirm species of cell lines

    Input process

    CABRI agreed list

    Required for

    RDS

 
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