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For information, get in touch with: Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
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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


COS-7 (monkey, African green, kidney)


SPECIES: monkey, African green
TISSUE/ORGAN: kidney

DSMZ catalog code: ACC 60
Morphology: fibroblast-like cells growing as monolayers
TRANSFORMED BY: SV40
Description: African green monkey kidney derived from CV-1, a simian cell line (cercopithecus aethiops), by transformation with an origin-defective mutant of SV-40; cells were described to support the growth of SV-40 viruses; classified as risk category 1 according to the German Central Commission for Biological Safety (ZKBS) confirmed as of primate origin with IEF of LDH, MPI, NP, PEP B
Viruses: ELISA: reverse transcriptase negative; PCR: EBV-, HBV-, HCV-, HIV-, HTLV-I/II-
Depositor: Dr. R. Riebe, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute, Insel Riems, Germany
General Restrictions

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1651, IZSBS: BS CL103, ECACC: 87021302, ICLC: ATL96005

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COS-7 (monkey, African green, kidney)


SPECIES: monkey, African green
TISSUE/ORGAN: kidney

ECACC catalog code: 87021302
Morphology: Fibroblast
TRANSFORMED BY: SV40
Description: Monkey African green kidney, SV40 transformed
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr H R B Pelham, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus replication studies: SV40

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1651, IZSBS: BS CL103, DSMZ: ACC 60, ICLC: ATL96005

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COS-7 (monkey, African green, kidney)

IZSBS catalog code: BS CL103
Continuous culture, grown as monolayer
fibroblast-like morphology
SPECIES: monkey, African green
TISSUE/ORGAN: kidney
Original line: CV-1
TRANSFORMED BY: 25
PROPERTIES: virus replication

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1651, ECACC: 87021302, DSMZ: ACC 60, ICLC: ATL96005



For information, get in touch with:
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Dott.ssa Barbara Parodi
Email: barbara.parodi@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