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IZSBS catalog code: BS CL 87
Monoclonal continuous culture, grown as monolayer
SPECIES: monkey, African green Karyology: unknown
Derived from: VERO 76
Susceptibility to viruses: Ebola virus * hemorrhagic fever virus * Junin virus * Lassa virus * Marburg virus
DEPOSITOR: obtained from ATCC
PROPERTIES: virology; used for growth of slow replicating viruses as it has some degree of contact inibition
Available in the following LABORATORY:
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale (IZSBS, Brescia)
MEM (EBSS) + 10% FBS; Freezing medium: Culture medium + 10% DMSO; 37C, 5% CO2 Passage: 19, mycoplasma negative, culture
Validated by: isoenzymes (confirmed as monkey with NP, G6PD, MD, LD)
Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CRL 1586
- E. M. Early et al. "Cytogenetic of charactrization of VERO and a clone of VERO"
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