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SPECIES: hamster, golden Syrian
ECACC catalog code: 85040103
Susceptibility to viruses: adenovirus 25 * arbovirus * foot and mouth disease virus * herpes simplex * poliovirus * rabies * vesicular stomatitis
Description: Hamster Syrian kidney
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr P Whiteside, Department of Microbiology, University of Surrey, UK
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)
GMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Tryptose Phosphate Broth + 5-10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 2-9x100,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 44, pseudodiploid
BHK/AC9 is derived from the parent line BHK-21 (Clone-13) (ECACC No. 85011433). The cells have been adapted to grow in suspension and have the same virus susceptibility as the parent line.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
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.