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Cellosaurus VSW (CVCL_4370)

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Cell line name VSW
Accession CVCL_4370
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: VSW (RRID:CVCL_4370)
Comments Group: Reptilian cell line.
Virology: Infected by a C-type retrovirus.
Derived from site: In situ; Spleen; UBERON=UBERON_0002106.
Species of origin Daboia russelii (Russel's viper) (Vipera russelii) (NCBI Taxonomy: 8707)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Adult
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=5165585; DOI=10.1093/jnci/46.2.309
Zeigel R.F., Clark H.F.
Histologic and electron microscopic observations on a tumor-bearing viper: establishment of a 'C'-type virus-producing cell line.
J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 46:309-321(1971)

PubMed=4350126; DOI=10.1002/ijc.2910090317
Clark H.F., Jensen F., Defendi V.
SV40-induced transformation of cells of the lizard Gekko gecko.
Int. J. Cancer 9:599-607(1972)

Clark H.F., Cohen M.M., Lunger P.D.
Comparative characterization of a C-type virus-producing cell line (VSW) and a virus-free cell line (VH2) from Vipera russelli.
J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 51:645-657(1973)

Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; CCL-129
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0009549
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54993368
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number13