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SPECIES: hamster, Chinese
ECACC catalog code: 87091502
Morphology: Fibroblast, spindle shaped
Susceptibility to viruses: adenovirus * herpes simplex * vesicular stomatitis
Description: Hamster Chinese lung female
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Chromosome and virus studies
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
McCoy's 5a + 2mM Glutamine + 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 = 22, diploid
Derived from the lung of an adult female Chinese hamster. Chromosome morphology following infection with adenovirus (Exp Cell Res 1964;34:400) and HSV (Virology 1964;22:439) has been studied.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 39, IZSBS: BS CL25
- Exp Cell Res 1964;34:400
- Somatic Cell Genet 1979;5:615 - PMID: 5317303
- Virology 1965;25:401
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