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Cellosaurus PNKT-4 (CVCL_T687)

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Cell line name PNKT-4
Synonyms PNKT4; ProNephric Kidney Tumour-4
Accession CVCL_T687
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: PNKT-4 (RRID:CVCL_T687)
Comments Group: Amphibian cell line.
Characteristics: Derived from primary explants of a pronephric tumour induced after embryo inoculation of the RaHV-1 infected WMPa/V208 cell line (Cellosaurus=CVCL_D6A0) (PubMed=1087310).
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 85655; Ranid herpesvirus 1 (RaHV-1).
Derived from site: In situ; Embryonic kidney, pronephros; UBERON=UBERON_0002120.
Disease Frog pronephric kidney tumor (NCIt: C134771)
Species of origin Lithobates pipiens (Northern leopard frog) (Rana pipiens) (NCBI Taxonomy: 8404)
Hierarchy Children:
Age at sampling Larval stage
Category Cancer cell line

PubMed=1087310; DOI=10.1242/jcs.22.2.385
Tweedell K.S., Williams D.C.
Morphological changes in frog pronephric cell surfaces after transformation by herpes virus.
J. Cell Sci. 22:385-395(1976)

Tweedell K.S.
Pronephric tumour cell lines from herpesvirus-transformed cells.
IARC Sci. Publ. 24:609-616(1978)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54947658
Entry history
Entry creation03-Feb-2014
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number10