Cell Line: JAR
Culture medium: RPMI 1640 with sodium bicarbonate, 2 mM L-glutamine and 1,0 mM sodium pyruvate + 10% FBS
Growth Properties: Monolayer
Sterility: Tests for Mycoplasma, bacteria and fungi were negative
Biosafety Level: 1
Isoenzymes: G6PD, B; PGM1, 1-2; ES-D, 2; AK-1, 1; GLO-1, 1; Phenotype Frequency Product: 0.0002
Products: estrogen; progesterone; human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); human chorionic somatomammotropin (placental lactogen); hCG production averages 22.5 ng/ml after reculturing.
Comments: The JAR line was established by R. A. Pattillo and associates directly form a trophoblastic tumor of the placenta. Established from a 24-year-old caucasian female.
ATCC designation: HTB 144
Reference: In Vitro 6: 398, 1971