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Cellosaurus RML-14 (CVCL_Z181)

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Cell line name RML-14
Accession CVCL_Z181
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: RML-14 (RRID:CVCL_Z181)
Comments Group: Tick cell line.
Doubling time: ~70 hours (PubMed=592041).
Miscellaneous: Cell line no longer exist. As described in Patent=US4447537 it 'has accidentally been extinguished by toxic culture medium and bacterial contamination of frozen stocks'.
Species of origin Dermacentor parumapertus (Rabbit tick) (NCBI Taxonomy: 60255)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Embryo
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=592041; DOI=10.2307/3279853
Bhat U.K.M., Yunker C.E.
Establishment and characterization of a diploid cell line from the tick, Dermacentor parumapertus Neumann (Acarina: Ixodidae).
J. Parasitol. 63:1092-1098(1977)

Hink W.F.
The 1979 compilation of invertebrate cell lines and culture media.
(In) Invertebrate systems in vitro; Kurstak E., Maramorosch K., Dubendorfer A. (eds.); pp.553-578; Elsevier; Oxford (1980)

Yunker C.E., Cory J.C., Meibos H.R.
Tick cell lines.
Patent number US4447537, 08-May-1984

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54950677
Entry history
Entry creation10-Apr-2015
Last entry update21-Mar-2023
Version number8