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SPECIES: baboon, Papio hamadryas
ECACC catalog code: 89072101
Description: Baboon lymphoblast
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
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Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 100,000 to 1,000,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C.
A non-producing lymphoblastoid cell line known to carry Herpesvirus papio. The cells are said to exhibit a nuclear antigen similar to Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen and B-cell characteristics (EAC rosettes) but lack detectable Ig production.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1495
- Int J Cancer 1976;18:798 - PMID: 186420
- Int J Cancer 1977;20:942
- Int J Cancer 1977;20;219 - PMID: 197025
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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
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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.