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SPECIES: monkey, marmoset
ECACC catalog code: 90020105
TRANSFORMED BY: herpes saimiri strain II
Description: Monkey Marmoset lymphocytes, transformed
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: T8 Antigen Applications: Transformation and virus studies: Herpesvirus saimiri strain II
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
IDMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 0.05mM 2-Mercaptoethanol (2ME) + 20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3x100,000 to 1x1,000,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C. Sub-culturing is normally only required once per week.
Established by infecting peripheral blood lymphocytes of a 5 year old, male marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) with Herpesvirus saimiri strain II. Cells express TS Ag and exhibit natural killer functions.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1773
- J Exp Med 1986;164:926 - PMID: 3018122
- J Virol 1986;57:701 - PMID: 3003401
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Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
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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.