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SPECIES: Drosophila, melanogaster
ECACC catalog code: 90070549
Susceptibility to viruses: picornavirus * rabdovirus
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
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% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Maintain cultures between 3-9x100,000 cells/ml. Cells may semi-adhere to tissue culture flask, shake gently to dislodge; 25C; No CO2.
Derived from Drosophila embryo, can support the growth of 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
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