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ECACC catalog code: 89051704
Susceptibility to viruses: bovine diarrhea virus * bovine enterovirus * herpes simplex * infectious bovine rhinotracheitis * parainfluenza 3 * pseudorabies * vaccinia * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Buffalo lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus replication studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
McCoy's 5a + 2mM Glutamine + 20% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 60
Derived from female Buffalo yearling. The cells have a finite life span of minimum 30 passages and are susceptible to a range of viruses including HSV, vaccinia, PRV, BVDV, para-influenza 3, bovine enterovirus (M62/4); also IBRV and VSV (Indiana). The cell line produces both detectable BVDV antigens and infectious BVDV.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 40, IZSBS: BS CL52
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
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.