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SPECIES: monkey, African green
ECACC catalog code: 91070510
Description: Monkey African Green kidney
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr M J Gomez-Lechon, Centro de Investigacion, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, SPAIN (Originator)
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Toxicity screening and metabolic studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5-10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from African Green Monkey. Useful for supporting functional co-cultures of rat hepatocytes. Originally mycoplasma infected.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: IZSBS: BS CL98
- Cell Biol Toxicol 1991;7:1-14 - PMID: 1905188
- In Vitro Cell Dev Biol 1990;26:1057-1062 - PMID: 2126008
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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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.