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ECACC General Cell Collection: Clone C6/36

Supplied by: European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC)
Culture Type: Cell line
Collection: ECACC General Collection
Catalogue No.: 89051705
Cell Line Name: Clone C6/36
Other Collection No.: ATCC CRL 1660
Citation Guidance: If use of this culture results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: Clone C6/36 (ECACC 89051705)
Keywords: Mosquito larvae, Aedes albopictus
Cell Line Description: Derived from Aedes albopictus cells. Useful for propagation of Dengue virus and flaviviruses. Cells are non-anchorage dependant, not tumourigenic and maintain a diploid chromosome number.
Species: Insect
Tissue of Origin: larvae
Growth Mode: Adherent
Karyotype: Diploid
Biosafety Information: Unless specified otherwise, at the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) we routinely handle all of our cell lines at containment level 2 in accordance with the ACDP guidelines. ACDP = Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (UK)
All cell cultures have the potential to carry as yet unidentified adventitious agents. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

ACDP Guidance: Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premises.

Hyperlinks to MSDS documents:
Frozen cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Growing cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Nucleic acids derived from cell cultures Material Safety Data Sheet
Subculture Routine: Split sub-confluent cultures (70-80%) 1:4 to 1:10 i.e. seeding at 5000 - 30000 cells/cm² . Cells are dislodged by mechanical agitation; 5% CO2; 28°C. Freeze in 10% DMSO: 90% Foetal Bovine Serum .
Culture Medium: EMEM (EBSS) + 2mM Glutamine + 1% Non Essential Amino Acids (NEAA) + 10% Foetal Bovine Serum (FBS) (Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) level of 1.1g/l is recommended).
Depositor: Obtained from ATCC
Originator: No
Country: USA
References: J Gen Virol 1978;40:531; Curr Sci 1967;36:506
Additional Bibliography: Not specified
Patents: None specified by Depositor
Release Conditions: No

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