The RBL-2H3 cell line is derived from basophils and has high affinity IgE receptor. They can be activated to secrete histamine and other mediators by aggregation of these receptors or with calcium ionophores.
Rattus norvegicus, rat
Tests for mycoplasma, bacteria and fungi were negative
Storage and Shipping
Frozen with 52.5% RPMI-1640, 40% FBS, 7.5% DMSO at about 4-5 x 10^6 cells/ampoule; ship in dry ice; store in liquid nitrogen
The RBL-2H3 cell line is a commonly used histamine-releasing cell line used in inflammation, allergy and immunological research.
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