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Cellosaurus sfBIT (CVCL_WS54)

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Cell line name sfBIT
Synonyms serum-free B95-8 requiring Insulin and Transferrin
Accession CVCL_WS54
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: sfBIT (RRID:CVCL_WS54)
Comments Group: Non-human primate cell line.
Group: Serum/protein free medium cell line.
Characteristics: Grows in serum-free RPMI-1640 medium supplemented with insulin, transferrin and selenium.
Doubling time: 2.5 days (PubMed=2841494).
Transformant: NCBI_TaxID; 10376; Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Derived from site: In situ; Peripheral blood; UBERON=UBERON_0000178.
Species of origin Saguinus oedipus (Cotton-top tamarin) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9490)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_1953 (B95-8)
CVCL_WS55 (sfBT)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Age unspecified
Category Transformed cell line

PubMed=2824833; DOI=10.1128/JVI.61.12.4033-4037.1987
Shaw J.E., Petit R.G., Leung K.
Growth of B95-8 cells and expression of Epstein-Barr virus lytic phase in serum-free medium.
J. Virol. 61:4033-4037(1987)

PubMed=2841494; DOI=10.1128/JVI.62.9.3415-3421.1988
Shaw J.E., Baglia L.A., Leung K.
Maintenance of growth transformation with Epstein-Barr virus is mediated by secretion of autocrine growth factors in two serum-free B-cell lines.
J. Virol. 62:3415-3421(1988)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q98132455
Entry history
Entry creation05-Jul-2019
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number6