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Cellosaurus BHK-21 (CVCL_1914)

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Cell line name BHK-21
Synonyms BHK 21; BHK21; Baby Hamster Kidney-21; Baby Hamster Kidney 21; Baby Hamster Kidney from litter No. 21; BHK
Accession CVCL_1914
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: BHK-21 (RRID:CVCL_1914)
Comments Group: Space-flown cell line (cellonaut).
Part of: Naval Biosciences Laboratory (NBL) collection (transferred to ATCC in 1982).
Doubling time: 12 hours (PubMed=14207308).
Miscellaneous: Not distributed parent cell line.
Species of origin Mesocricetus auratus (Golden hamster) (NCBI Taxonomy: 10036)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_1915 (BHK-21 clone 13)CVCL_HB78 (BHK-21/WI-2)CVCL_W329 (BHK-HVJ)
Sex of cell Male
Age at sampling 1D
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_hamster_kidney_cell
Publications

PubMed=14207308; DOI=10.1038/2031355a0
Stoker M., MacPherson I.A.
Syrian hamster fibroblast cell line BHK21 and its derivatives.
Nature 203:1355-1357(1964)

PubMed=1263417
Sushkov F.V., Portugalov V.V., Rudneva S.V., Bobkova N.N., Iordanishvili E.K., Izupak E.A.
Results of mammalian cell culture exposure on artificial earth satellites.
Kosm. Biol. Aviakosm. Med. 10:58-63(1976)

PubMed=6298990; DOI=10.1016/0378-1135(82)90056-6
McPhee D.A., Parsonson I.M., Della-Porta A.J.
Comparative studies on the growth of Australian bluetongue virus serotypes in continuous cell lines and embryonated chicken eggs.
Vet. Microbiol. 7:401-410(1982)

PubMed=25903999; DOI=10.1002/biot.201400388
Genzel Y.
Designing cell lines for viral vaccine production: where do we stand?
Biotechnol. J. 10:728-740(2015)

Cross-references
Cell line collections ATCC; CRL-6281 - Discontinued
ATCC; CRL-6282 - Discontinued
Other Wikidata; Q4838438
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry updated05-Jul-2019
Version number15