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SPECIES: rat, Walker
ECACC catalog code: 87061101
Susceptibility to viruses: herpes simplex * pseudorabies * vaccinia
Description: Rat Walker carcinoma epithelial
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Harris/Dr C Madin, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Tumourigenicity and virus studies: HSV, pseudorabies and vaccinia viruses
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Medium 199 + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Horse Serum (HS). 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.
Karyotype: Modal No. 41 (2n=42)
Walker rat tumour cell line, which supports the growth of herpes simplex, pseudorabies and vaccinia viruses. The cells are highly tumourigenic in suckling rats.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 38, IZSBS: BS TCL36
- Anat Rec 1956;124:490
- Science 1953;117:223
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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.