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ECACC catalog code: 92042701
Endogenous viruses: contains influenzaC
Description: Human vaginal malignant melanoma
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof T Kasuga, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo-ku, JAPAN (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Melanin Applications: Replication of influenza C virus
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Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Ham's F10 or RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10-20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Established from a vaginal malignant melanoma of a 65 year-old female with blood type B. Cells produce melanin and can support the replication of influenza C virus.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- J Gen Virol 1989;70:1653 - PMID: 2738578
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.