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SPECIES: hamster, golden Syrian
ECACC catalog code: 85011433
Susceptibility to viruses: adenovirus 25 * herpes simplex * pseudorabies * reovirus 3 * rubella * vaccinia * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Hamster Syrian kidney
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Prof H Harris/Dr R Sutherland, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus replication studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
GMEM + 2mM Glutamine + 5% Tryptose Phosphate Broth + 5-10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:3 to 1:6 i.e. seeding at 2-4x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 44, pseudodiploid
Subclone of parent line derived from 5 1-day-old unsexed hamster kidneys (Virology 1962;16:147). Used extensively for virus replication studies i.e. poliovirus, rabies, foot and mouth disease, VSV (Indiana strain), herpes simplex, Ad25, arboviruses.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: A;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 10
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1963;30:795-811
- Virology 1962;16:147-151
- Virology 1965;27:239
- Virology 1965;27:308
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IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Dott.ssa Paola Visconti
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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.