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Cellosaurus GEK (CVCL_GU03)

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Cell line name GEK
Synonyms Goat Embryonic Kidney
Accession CVCL_GU03
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: GEK (RRID:CVCL_GU03)
Comments Group: Vaccine production cell line.
Doubling time: ~49.5 hours (CelloPub=CLPUB00354).
Derived from site: In situ; Fetal kidney; UBERON=UBERON_0002113.
Species of origin Capra hircus (Goat) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9925)
Breed/subspecies: Matou.
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Fetus
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

Xiang M., Lu S., Gao Q.-H., Huang H.-J., Chen Z.-H., Tao B.-F., Zhan C.-Y., Qian Y.-G., Sun R.-L., Xia L., Tong W.-W., Wang L.-F., Hua J., Tao L.-W.
A new cell line from goat embryonic kidney may be a candidate to produce influenza virus vaccine.
Indian J. Anim. Sci. 85:828-831(2015)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54835551
Entry history
Entry creation26-Sep-2016
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number8