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SPECIES: duck, Pekin
ECACC catalog code: 89051503
Susceptibility to viruses: duck enteritis virus * herpes simplex * rubella * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Duck Pekin embryo
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Vaccine development and virus replication studies: rubella, duck enteritis virus
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (HBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin; 5% CO2; 37C. At least 30 passages.
Used for propagation of several viruses, including St Louis, Eastern Equine and California encephalitis; duck virus enteritis agent; also for preparation of live rubella virus vaccine.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 141, IZSBS: BS CL38
- Avian Dis 1974;18:427 - PMID: 4368600
- J Virol 1968;2:178 - PMID: 4911850
See homonymous cell lines in other collections and catalogues.
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.