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Cellosaurus IRE/CTVM18 (CVCL_Z156)

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Cell line name IRE/CTVM18
Accession CVCL_Z156
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: IRE/CTVM18 (RRID:CVCL_Z156)
Comments Group: Tick cell line.
Miscellaneous: Cell line not distributed due to Mycoplasma contamination (personal communication of Bell-Sakyi L.).
Species of origin Ixodes ricinus (Common tick) (Acarus ricinus) (NCBI Taxonomy: 34613)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Embryo
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=15053931; DOI=10.1016/j.jcpa.2003.12.002
Bell-Sakyi L.
Ehrlichia ruminantium grows in cell lines from four ixodid tick genera.
J. Comp. Pathol. 130:285-293(2004)

PubMed=17662657; DOI=10.1016/j.pt.2007.07.009
Bell-Sakyi L., Zweygarth E., Blouin E.F., Gould E.A., Jongejan F.
Tick cell lines: tools for tick and tick-borne disease research.
Trends Parasitol. 23:450-457(2007)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54898242
Entry history
Entry creation10-Apr-2015
Last entry update21-Mar-2023
Version number5