This is the complete description of the cell line that you selected.
By clicking on a generic term (e.g., SPECIES) you will go to the corresponding index (e.g., index of species), while by clicking on a specific term (e.g., retinoblastoma) you will go to the list of corresponding cell lines (e.g., retionoblastoma cell lines).
SPECIES: Drosophila, melanogaster
ECACC catalog code: 90070557
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% 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. Insect cell lines are 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
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.