NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry

Detailed information for selected cell line:

Cell Line: BJNhem20
NIH Registration Number: 0084
NIH Approval Number: NIHhESC-10-0084
Available for Distribution: Yes
Provider Restrictions: For research purposes only; no therapeutic use in humans. Use as per Government of India Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Therapy.

Additional Information: The cell lines are available from the originator upon approval by a Steering Committee and signing of an MTA.

Please see publications- Derivation and characterization of two sibling human embryonic stem cell lines from discarded Grade III embryos. Inamdar et al., Stem Cells and Development., 2009 Apr;18(3):423-33. The cells were in continuous culture for over 30 months (more than passage no. 200) and maintained pluripotent phenotype. Venu et al., In Vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.—Animal (2010) 46:200–205 DOI 10.1007/s11626-010-9277-3

The two cell lines have been deposited in the UK Stem Cell Bank and are also available from

BJNhem 19 SCSC-07-43(1) BJNhem20 SCSC-07-43(2)

NIH Restrictions: (No Additional Restrictions)
Submitting Organization: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Provider Name: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Provider Phone: +91-80-22082818
Provider Email:
Provider URL:
Approval Date: 12/17/2010

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