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SPECIES: mosquito - Aedes albopictus
ECACC catalog code: 90100401
Susceptibility to viruses: alpha viruses * mosquito viruses
Description: Mosquito larvae
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus studies: Mosquito viruses
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Mitsuhashi and Maramorosch Insect Medium (pH 7.0) + 2mM Glutamine + 0.65% Luteinising Hormone (LH) + 20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:10 to 1:20 i.e. seeding at 3x1,000 to 2x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 28C.
Derived from pooled newly hatched Aedes albopictus larvae. The cells are susceptible to a range of Mosquito borne viruses.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 126, IZSBS: BS CL1
- Curr Sci 1967;36:506
- Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 1971;55:127 - PMID: 5142320
- J Gen Virol 1984;65:333 - PMID: 6693857
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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IRCCS AOU San Martino IST,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre D - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:
P. Romano, A. Manniello, O. Aresu, M. Armento, M. Cesaro, B. Parodi.
Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.