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MDCK Cell Line canine

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biological source

canine kidney

form

cell suspension

growth mode

Adherent

karyotype

2n = 78

morphology

Epithelial

products

Not specified

receptors

Not specified

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−196°C

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Cell Line Origin

Canine Cocker Spaniel kidney

Cell Line Description

From kidney of normal female adult Cocker Spaniel in 1958 by SH Madin and NB Darby (Madin Darby Canine Kidney). Supports growth of wide range of animal viruses: VSV (Indiana strain), infectious Canine Hepatitis, Vaccinia, Coxsackie B5, Adeno and reo viruses, SVEV.

Application

Virus studies: SVEV, VSV, Vaccinia, adeno and reoviruses, Coxsackie B5 et al

Culture Medium

EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS).

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2 using 0.25% trypsin/EDTA; 5% CO2; 37°C. Cells attach firmly and require at least 2 PBS washes prior to addition of trypsin/EDTA.

Other Notes

Additional freight & handling charges may be applicable for Asia-Pacific shipments. Please check with your local Customer Service representative for more information.

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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  4. How do I handle Cell Line frozen cells upon arrival?

    Upon receipt, frozen ampules should be transferred directly to vapor phase liquid nitrogen without delay (-135°C) or liquid phase liquid nitrogen if vapor phase is not available. DO NOT use a -80°C freezer as an alternative; this will result in loss of viability.

  5. Why is Vapor Phase Liquid Nitrogen preferred for storage of Cell Line cells?

    If ampules are immersed into liquid phase of liquid nitrogen, it increases the risk of the liquid seeping into the vial. This could lead to problems of cross-contamination and increased risk of the ampule exploding when thawed.

  6. How do I resuscitate/thaw frozen Cell Line cells?

    A protocol for thawing cells can be found in the ECACC handbook.

  7. What medium should I use when I thaw the Cell Line cells?

    The medium for each cell line is listed on the product page. It is specific to each cell line. If not visible on the Sigma-Aldrich website product page, the HPA website also contains the same information (www.hpacultures.org.uk). The product number for the cell line is the same on either site.

  8. What passage are my Cell Line cells?

    If the passage of the cells is known, it is listed on the product page at the HPA website (www.hpacultures.org.uk).

  9. How many Cell Line cells are in the vial?

    Each vial of cells contains 2-3 x 106 cells in 1 ml of freezing media. This is in a 1.8 mL ampule.  For exceptionally large cells, counts may decrease. Suspension cells, generally smaller cells, may contain as many as 4-5 x 106 cells/vial to assure optimal viability upon thaw.

  10. Are my Cell Line cells mycoplasma tested?

    ECACC routinely tests all manufactured cell banks for mycoplasma.

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