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SPECIES: hamster, Chinese
ECACC catalog code: 93010723
Description: Hamster Chinese lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Mutagenesis and mammalian cell genetic studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
DMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:6 to 1:14 i.e. seeding at 3x10,000-1x100,000 cells/cm2; 5% CO2; 37C using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA.
Karyotype: 2n = 22
Derived from the lung tissue of a male Chinese hamster. The cells exhibit a high plating efficiency and a generation time of 12-14 hours. Originally used in the discovery of X-ray induced damage and recovery in mammalian cells. This is a clone of cell line V79 (ECACC No. 86041102).
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: B;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 93
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1958;21:393-425
- Nature 1959;184:1293-1295
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.