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Cellosaurus VK219 (CVCL_WL55)

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Cell line name VK219
Synonyms VK.219; Vero-rKSHV.219
Accession CVCL_WL55
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: VK219 (RRID:CVCL_WL55)
Comments Group: Non-human primate cell line.
Characteristics: rKSHV.219 includes a RFP-GFP-Puro construct that contains RFP under the control of the lytic PAN RNA promoter, GFP under the control of human EF-1 alpha promoter and PuroR expressed by the RSV promoter.
Virology: Infected with a recombinant human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8/KSHV) rKSHV.219.
Transfected with: UniProtKB; P42212; GFP (with p.Phe64Leu, p.Ser65Thr and p.His231Leu = EGFP).
Transfected with: UniProtKB; Q9U6Y8; RFP.
Transfected with: UniProtKB; P13249; S.alboniger pac (PuroR).
Derived from sampling site: Kidney; epithelium.
Species of origin Chlorocebus sabaeus (Green monkey) (Cercopithecus sabaeus) (NCBI Taxonomy: 60711)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0059 (Vero)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Adult
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=15246263; DOI=10.1016/j.virol.2004.03.049
Vieira J., O'Hearn P.M.
Use of the red fluorescent protein as a marker of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus lytic gene expression.
Virology 325:225-240(2004)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q98134520
Entry history
Entry creation24-May-2019
Last entry update15-Dec-2022
Version number7