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Cellosaurus Vero-B4 (CVCL_1912)

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Cell line name Vero-B4
Synonyms VERO-B4; Vero B4; VeroB4
Accession CVCL_1912
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: Vero-B4 (RRID:CVCL_1912)
Comments Group: Non-human primate cell line.
Group: Vaccine production cell line.
Characteristics: Susceptible to infection by Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (PubMed=25531820).
Doubling time: ~25 hours (DSMZ).
Derived from sampling site: Kidney; epithelium.
Species of origin Chlorocebus sabaeus (Green monkey) (Cercopithecus sabaeus) (NCBI Taxonomy: 60711)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_0059 (Vero)
Sex of cell Female
Age at sampling Adult
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

PubMed=25531820; DOI=10.3201/eid2101.141342
Meyer B., Garcia-Bocanegra I., Wernery U., Wernery R., Sieberg A., Muller M.A., Drexler J.F., Drosten C., Eckerle I.
Serologic assessment of possibility for MERS-CoV infection in equids.
Emerg. Infect. Dis. 21:181-182(2015)

Cell line collections CCLV; CCLV-RIE 0929
Cell line databases/resources CLDB; cl4659
Ontologies CLO; CLO_0009528
Other Wikidata; Q54993054
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update12-Mar-2020
Version number13