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  P. Romano, A. Manniello et al. Nucl Acids Res 2009 37:D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105

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BHK-21 (hamster, Syrian, kidney)


SPECIES: hamster, Syrian
TISSUE/ORGAN: kidney

DSMZ catalog code: ACC 61
Morphology: fibroblastoid adherent monolayer
Susceptibility to viruses: adenovirus 25 * herpes simplex * pseudorabies * reovirus 3 * rubella * vaccinia * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Syrian hamster kidney BHK-21 is a subclone (clone 13) of the parental line established from the kidneys of five unsexed, one-day-old hamsters in 1961; cells can be used for virus replication studies confirmed as hamster with IEF of AST, LDH, MDH, MPI, NP, PEP B
Viruses: ELISA: reverse transcriptase negative
Depositor: obtained from ATCC (CCL 10), Rockville, Maryland, USA
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Dott.ssa Assunta Manniello
Email: mariaassunta.manniello@hsanmartino.it

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.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105