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ECACC catalog code: 91012321
Endogenous viruses: contains retroviruses
Susceptibility to viruses: porcine retrovirus
Description: Porcine peripheral blood B cell
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr B Kaeffer, INRA, Laboratoire Pathologie, Nouzilly, FRANCE (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Products: Immunoglobulin M (IgM) Applications: RT assay and virus studies: Porcine retrovirus
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
RPMI 1640 + 2mM Glutamine + 1mM Sodium Pyruvate (NaP) + 0.05mM 2-Mercaptoethanol (2ME) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 100,000 to 1,000,000 cells/ml; 5% CO2; 37C. Cells grow as small clumps.
Karyotype: average No 36.5
One of a series established from mononuclear cells of boar (Sus scrofa domestica L) which was injected with Shimozuma cells producing porcine retrovirus (Tsukuba-1). The cells contain retrovirus particles and are positive in RT assay.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Int J Cancer 1990;46:481 - PMID: 2394515
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