Cell Line

hPSCreg name KIe002-A
Cite as:
KIe002-A (RRID:CVCL_C230)
Alternative name(s)
Cell line type Human embryonic stem cell (hESC)
Similar lines No similar lines found.
Last update 27th April 2020
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Generator Karolinska Institutet (KI)
Owner Stem Cell Laboratory
Derivation country Sweden

External Databases

Cellosaurus CVCL_C230
BioSamples SAMEA7001544
Wikidata Q54896299

General Information

* Is the cell line readily obtainable for third parties?

Donor Information

General Donor Information

Sex female

Phenotype and Disease related information (Donor)

Diseases No disease was diagnosed.
Disease associated phenotypes no phenotypes

Karyotyping (Donor)

Has the donor karyotype been analysed?

Other Genotyping (Donor)

Is there genome-wide genotyping or functional data available?

External Databases (Donor)

BioSamples SAMEA7001545


Was the embryo established purely for research purposes? Yes
Have both parents consented to the use of the embryo for ESC derivation? Yes
Has informed consent been obtained from the donor of the embryo/tissue from which the pluripotent stem cells have been derived? Yes
Was the consent voluntarily given? Yes
Has the donor been informed that participation will not directly influence their personal treatment? Yes
Can you provide us with a copy of the Donor Information Sheet provided to the donor? No
Please provide contact information of the holder of the original Donor Information Sheet. ganesh.acharya@ki.se
Do you (Depositor/Provider) hold the original Donor Consent Form? No
If you do not hold the Donor Consent Form, do you know who does? Yes
Please provide the contact information ganesh.acharya@ki.se
Alternatives to consent are available? Yes
Alternatives to consent
Alternative consent approval number
Is there other documentation provided to the donor for consenting purposes? No
Confirm that consent was obtained by a qualified professional Yes
Has the donor agreed to be re-contacted? No
Please indicate whether the data associated with the donated material has been pseudonymised or anonymised. pseudonymised
Does consent explicitly allow the derivation of pluripotent stem cells? Yes
Does consent expressly prevent development of commercial products? Yes
Does consent expressly prevent financial gain from any use of the donated embryo/tissue, including any product made from it? Yes
Does consent prevent CELLS DERIVED FROM THE DONATED BIOSAMPLE from being made available to researchers anywhere in the world? Yes
How may genetic information associated with the cell line be accessed? Controlled Access
Will the donor expect to receive financial benefit, beyond reasonable expenses, in return for donating the biosample? No
Has a favourable opinion been obtained from a research ethics committee, or other ethics review panel, in relation to the Research Protocol including the consent provisions? Yes
Name of accrediting authority involved? Regional ethical committee
Approval number
Has a favourable opinion been obtained from a research ethics committee, or other ethics review panel, in relation to the PROPOSED PROJECT, involving use of donated embryo/tissue or derived cells? Yes
Name of accrediting authority involved? Regional Ethics Committee, Stockholm, Sweden
Approval number 402/99

hESC Derivation

Date of derivation 2002-05-06
Embryo stage Blastula with ICM and Trophoblast
Supernumerary embryos from IVF treatment?
PGD Embryo?
Expansion status 1
Stephenson 2007
ICM morphology C
Stephenson 2007
Trophectoderm morphology g
Stephenson 2007
ZP removal technique Enzymatic
Cell isolation Immunosurgery
Cell seeding Isolated ICM

Culture Conditions

Feeder cells human foreskin fibroblast
Cellfinder Ont Id: CELDA_000001419
O2 Concentration 20 %
CO2 Concentration 5 %
Medium Other medium:
Base medium: Knockout DMEM
Main protein source: Fetal bovine serum
Serum concentration: %
FGF-2 %


Analysis of Undifferentiated Cells
Marker Expressed Immunostaining RT-PCR Flow Cytometry Enzymatic Assay Expression Profiles
POU5F1 (OCT-4)
TRA 1-60
TRA 1-81
Differentiation Potency
Ont Id: UBERON_0000925
In vivo teratoma
In vitro spontaneous differentiation
Ont Id: UBERON_0000926
In vivo teratoma
In vitro spontaneous differentiation
Ont Id: UBERON_0000924
In vivo teratoma
In vitro spontaneous differentiation

Microbiology / Virus Screening

HIV 1 Negative
Hepatitis B Negative
Hepatitis C Negative


Karyotyping (Cell Line)

Has the cell line karyotype been analysed?
Passage number: 68

Other Genotyping (Cell Line)