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Cellosaurus Ae (CVCL_Z109)

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Cell line name Ae
Synonyms A.e.; Grace's Antheraea cells; Grace's Antheraea eucalypti cells; Antheraea cells
Accession CVCL_Z109
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: Ae (RRID:CVCL_Z109)
Comments Group: Insect cell line.
Anecdotal: First arthropod cell line to be established.
Derived from site: In situ; Ovary; UBERON=UBERON_0000992.
Species of origin Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor gum moth) (NCBI Taxonomy: 180277)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_1R48 (Ae-Aedae)CVCL_1R46 (Ae-Aedve)CVCL_1R47 (Ae-Culin)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Pupal stage
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=13900940; DOI=10.1038/195788a0
Grace T.D.C.
Establishment of four strains of cells from insect tissues grown in vitro.
Nature 195:788-789(1962)

Hukuhara T.
Studies on a cell line of the saturniid moth, Antheraea eucalypti Scott established in culture.
J. Seric. Sci. Jpn. 35:349-354(1966)

PubMed=6020481; DOI=10.1126/science.155.3769.1565
Yunker C.E., Vaughn J.L., Cory J.C.
Adaptation of an insect cell line (Grace's Antheraea cells) to medium free of insect hemolymph.
Science 155:1565-1566(1967)

PubMed=4402510; DOI=10.1007/BF02661721
Greene A.E., Charney J., Nichols W.W., Coriell L.L.
Species identity of insect cell lines.
In Vitro 7:313-322(1972)

Asaoka K.
Characterization of Bombyx and related insect cell lines by SDS-PAGE and two-dimensional gel electrophoresis.
(In) Invertebrate and fish tissue culture; Kuroda Y., Kurstak E., Maramorosch K. (eds.); pp.278-281; Japan Sci. Soc.; Tokyo (1988)

Mitsuhashi J.
Nutritional requirements of insect cells in vitro.
(In) Invertebrate cell system applications, Vol. I; Mitsuhashi J. (eds.); pp.3-20; CRC Press; Boca Raton (1989)

PubMed=7615077; DOI=10.1016/0014-5793(95)00640-u
Tremblay G.B., Sohi S.S., Retnakaran A., MacKenzie R.E.
NAD-dependent methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase-methenyltetrahydrofolate cyclohydrolase is targeted to the cytoplasm in insect cell lines.
FEBS Lett. 368:177-182(1995)

Cell line collections (Providers) ATCC; CCL-80
ECACC; 90111908 - Discontinued
RCB; RCB0985
Cell line databases/resources CLO; CLO_0051456
CLDB; cl278
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54608871
Entry history
Entry creation10-Apr-2015
Last entry update29-Jun-2023
Version number11