The Lady Mary Fairfax CellBank Australia is a national facility providing validated cell lines and related services throughout Australia and the world. CellBank Australia acts as a secure repository for cell lines developed by the local research community, including cultures derived from unique Australian species, and aims to make it cheaper and easier for scientists in this region to access quality-controlled cell lines. CellBank Australia is currently accepting cell line deposits for banking and international distribution and has a growing list of unique Australian cell lines.
The list of misidentified cell lines was updated on December 14, 2012 to version 7.0.
Check the updated list to see if your cell line is on it.
Read the official announcement.
The journal BioTechniques is the latest journal to require all cell lines used in manuscripts to be validated. See the editorial making the announcement.