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ECACC catalog code: 94102703
TRANSFORMED BY: Moloney-MSV
Description: Cat brain Moloney sarcoma virus-transformed
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Cells can be used to detect and assay type C retroviruses and are currently recommended by the FDA for the detection of replication competent retroviruses in gene therapy products and hybridomas producing reagents for human use.
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
McCoy's 5a + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) (heat-inactivated). 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.
PG-4 was derived at NIH in 1980 from G355 cells by transformation with Moloney Murine sarcoma virus (M-MST) and subsequently cloned. Support the growth of simian sarcoma associated virus (SSAV); macaque virus; feline immunodeficiency virus (FeLV) A, B and C; feline RD-114; C retroviruses; murine xenotropic and munk cell focus-inducing virus (MCF).
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 2032
- J Virol 1985;53:827-833 - PMID: 2983093
- Virology 1982;123:139-151 - PMID: 6959413
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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.