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SPECIES: hamster, Armenian
ECACC catalog code: 90120504
Description: Armenian Hamster lung, normal
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC, USA
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Genetic and toxicology studies.
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Part of the Business Division of the Health Protection Agency (ECACC, Salisbury, Wiltshire)
EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). Split confluent cultures 1:2 to 1:4 i.e. seeding at 2-5x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin or trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37C.
Derived from the lung of a normal, adult male Armenian hamster (Cricetulus migratorius). The cells have been utilised in genetic toxicity studies.
Research council deposit: No;
Price Code: C;
Validated by: isoenzymes (species confirmation)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 195
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