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SPECIES: hamster, Chinese
ECACC catalog code: 87091501
Susceptibility to viruses: vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Hamster Chinese lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus, chromosome and autoradiography 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 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Karyotype: 2n = 22, diploid
Derived from a normal 8 month old male chinese hamster lung. Is susceptible to vesicular stomatitis (Indiana strain) virus.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 16, IZSBS: BS CL37
- Cytogenetics 1971;10:392 - PMID: 5169526
- J Natl Cancer Inst 1964;32:857
For information, get in touch with:
Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro,
c/o Centro Biotecnologie Avanzate, Torre B - Piano 2
Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 - I-16132 Genova - Italy
Tel: +39-0105558-289, Fax: +39-0105558-293