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SPECIES: moth - Antheraea eucalypti
ECACC catalog code: 90111908
Morphology: Predominantly Suspension
Susceptibility to viruses: arbovirus
Description: Moth (Lepidoptera) ovary
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus studies: Arboviruses
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Grace's Insect Medium + 2mM Glutamine + 10% whole egg infiltrate + 1% Bovine Insulin (fraction V) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Grown in suspension. Dilute 0.5ml cells with 4.5ml fresh culture medium and dispense into new culture flask; 23-25C.
Karyotype: 2n = 50
Derived from ovarian tissues of the moth. The cells are able to support the growth of a number of arboviruses.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 80
- Am J Trop Med Hyg 1968;17:889 - PMID: 5726135
- Nature 1962;195:1
For information, get in touch with:
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.