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SPECIES: Drosophila, melanogaster
ECACC catalog code: 90070558
Description: Drosophila embryo
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr J Sinclair, Dept. of Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus studies: picornaviruses, rhabdoviruses
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Schneider's Drosophila medium + 2mM Glutamine + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml; Cells may semi-adhere to the tissue culture flask, shake gently to dislodge 25C No CO2.
Developed from the embryonic cells of Drosophila melanogaster. Useful in virus studies, particularly picornaviruses and rhabdoviruses.
Research council deposit: Yes;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
- Adv Cell Culture 1981;1:125
- Cell 1989;57:1017 - PMID: 2567631
- Genetics & Develop 1989;3:882
- Somat Cell Mol Genet 1985;11:63-70 - PMID: 3919453
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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.