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SPECIES: monkey, African green
ECACC catalog code: 85020206
Susceptibility to viruses: Ebola virus * hemorrhagic fever virus * Junin virus * Lassa virus * Marburg virus
Description: Monkey African Green kidney
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr P Jacobs, NIBSC, London, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Contact inhibition and virus replication studies: haemorrhagic fever viruses
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 60
A subclone of Vero76 (ECACC No. 85020205) exhibiting a similar range of virus susceptibility (haemorrhagic viruses). They show some degree of contact inhibition and are suitable for supporting the growth of slowly replicating viruses.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1586
- Soft Science Publications 1988;26-29
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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.