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SPECIES: guinea pig
ECACC catalog code: 86070201
Morphology: Fibroblast like
Description: Guinea pig lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Cloning studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Ham's F12 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 64, diploid
Derived from the lung of a young guinea pig (strain 13) and subsequently cloned. Capable of at least 69 population doublings without showing overt signs of senescence.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 158
- Masters Thesis: Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio) 1975
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
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.