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Cellosaurus LSTM-AG-55 (CVCL_Z360)

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Cell line name LSTM-AG-55
Synonyms Mos. 55; Mos 55; Mos-55; Mos.55; Mos55; MOS-55; Mosquito tissue culture No. 55; An. gambiae 55; AG-55; AG55; Ag55; MSQ55; MSQ 55; 55
Accession CVCL_Z360
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: LSTM-AG-55 (RRID:CVCL_Z360)
Comments Group: Insect cell line.
Group: Malaria research cell line.
Virology: Susceptible to infection by Tahyna orthobunyavirus (TAHV). Not susceptible to infection by Calovo virus (CVOV) and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) (PubMed=4150034).
Doubling time: ~6 hours (Note=In MM/VP12 medium), ~18 hours (Note=In L-15 medium) (DOI=10.17037/PUBS.04656048).
Omics: Transcriptome analysis by RNAseq.
Species of origin Anopheles gambiae (African malaria mosquito) (NCBI Taxonomy: 7165)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling First instar larval stage
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages https://www.vectorbase.org/vbsearch/details/VBRNAseq_group_1250

Hink W.F.
A catalog of invertebrate cell lines.
(In) Invertebrate tissue culture, Vol. II; Vago C. (eds.); pp.363-387; Academic Press; New York (1972)

PubMed=5048073; DOI=10.1016/0035-9203(72)90068-5
Marhoul Z., Pudney M.
A mosquito cell line (Mos. 55) from Anopheles gambiae larva.
Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66:183-184(1972)

Marhoul Z.
Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae mosquito cell line (MOS 55) to some arboviruses.
Acta Virol. 17:507-509(1973)

Leake C.J.
Comparative studies on the infection of invertebrate and vertebrate cell lines with some arboviruses.
Thesis PhD (1977), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Pudney M., Varma M.G.R., Leake C.J.
Establishment of cell lines from larvae of culicine (Aedes species) and anopheline mosquitoes.
TCA Manual 5:997-1002(1979)

Herrera R.J.
Cytological, cytogenetic and biochemical studies on several permanent insect cell lines.
Thesis PhD (1982), Fordham University, United States

Kurtti T.J., Munderloh U.G.
Mosquito cell culture.
Adv. Cell Cult. 3:259-302(1984)

PubMed=2563994; DOI=10.1007/BF02626177
Kuno G., Oliver A.
Maintaining mosquito cell lines at high temperatures: effects on the replication of flaviviruses.
In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 25:193-196(1989)

PubMed=9662473; DOI=10.1111/j.1365-2583.1998.00068.x
Leung S.S., Romans P.
Excisions of the Ikirara1 transposon in an Anopheles gambiae cell line.
Insect Mol. Biol. 7:241-248(1998)

PubMed=18836024; DOI=10.1128/AEM.01038-08
McMeniman C.J., Lane A.M., Fong A.W.C., Voronin D.A., Iturbe-Ormaetxe I., Yamada R., McGraw E.A., O'Neill S.L.
Host adaptation of a Wolbachia strain after long-term serial passage in mosquito cell lines.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:6963-6969(2008)

PubMed=20338056; DOI=10.1186/1756-3305-3-22
Wilkins S., Billingsley P.F.
Mosquito cell line glycoproteins: an unsuitable model system for the Plasmodium ookinete-mosquito midgut interaction?
Parasit. Vectors 3:22.1-22.14(2010)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54903134
Entry history
Entry creation10-Apr-2015
Last entry update02-May-2024
Version number13