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SPECIES: mustela vison (mink)
ECACC catalog code: 88050503
Susceptibility to viruses: feline sarcoma virus * herpes simplex * infectious bovine rhinotracheitis * murine sarcoma virus * pseudorabies * reovirus 3 * vaccinia * vesicular stomatitis (Ogden strain)
Description: Mink lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus focus forming assays: MSV, feline sarcoma virus
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 30; diploid and pseudodiploid
Derived from trypsinised lungs of several foetuses of Aleutian mink. Used for focus forming assays for murine and feline sarcoma viruses.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 64
- In Vitro 1983;19:7 - PMID: 6337087
- Virology 1974;60:282-287 - PMID: 4366800
For information, get in touch with:
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Paola Visconti
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.