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SPECIES: bovine, Freisian cow
TISSUE/ORGAN: aorta, endothelium
ECACC catalog code: 88031149
Description: Bovine aortic endothelium
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr CI Levene. Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 3-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 59 or 60
Derived form the aorta of a Friesian cow. Cells form 'sprouts' after confluence. Infected with Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) which is a common contaminant of ruminants and is non-hazardous to humans. Secretes proteoglycans and collagen.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: A;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ICLC: AL00004
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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.