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SPECIES: monkey, African green
ECACC catalog code: 89070502
Description: Monkey African Green kidney
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr T Ohno, Riken Gene Bank, Tsukuba, Japan
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MEM + 2mM Glutamine acid + 0.02mg / l biotin. Split confluent cultures by carefully scraping at 1-3 week intervals depending on rate of growth. Do not use trypsin. Medium change every 2-3 days; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from Vero 303 cells and adapted to grow in glutamate-medium without serum supplementation. Studies show that glutamine is not essential for the growth of Vero 317 cells.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Nutritional Requirements of Cultured Cells (ed H Hatsuta, Japan Scient Soc Press, Tokio Univ Press, Baltimore) 1978
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Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.