03092503, from African green monkey kidney, Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)



Related Categories CITES, Cell Culture, ECACC Cell Lines, S-Z
biological source   African green monkey kidney
growth mode   Adherent
karyotype   Not Specified
morphology   Fibroblast-like
receptors   Not specified


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Depositor and originator: Joint deposit from: Dr. Ferruccio Messi of Cell Culture Technologies Inc., Via al Chioso 14, 6929 Gravesano, Switzerland, Rene Fischer of the Laboratory for Organic Chemistry, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland, and Ing. Claudio Strebel of CePower Inc., Einsiedlerstr. 29, 8820 Waedenswil, Switzerland. Supported by the Swiss Foundation FFVFF .

Cell Line Origin

African green monkey kidney cells, serum-free

Culture Medium

Hektor G medium (Cell Culture Technologies + 4 mM L-Glutamine (G7513). When freezing cells down use Hektor G medium + 4 mM L-Glutamine (G7513) + 10% DMSO (D2650).

Subculture Routine

Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:3 to 1:6, i.e., seeding at 1-3x10,000 cells/cm2. Use EDTA only (no trypsin); 5% CO2; 37 °C.

Cell Line Description

Vero cell line (Sigma catalog no. 84113001) adapted to grow in the chemically defined protein- and peptide-free medium Hektor G (Cell Culture Technologies). This cell line is substrate dependent, i.e., adherent and may be suitable for the replication of viral particles.

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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