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Cellosaurus LLC-MK2 (CVCL_3009)

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Cell line name LLC-MK2
Synonyms Llc-Mk2; LLC-MK-2; LLCMK2; LLcMK2; Lilly Laboratories Cell-Monkey Kidney 2
Accession CVCL_3009
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: LLC-MK2 (RRID:CVCL_3009)
Comments Group: Non-human primate cell line.
Characteristics: Derived from the trypsinization of a pool of kidneys from 6 adult rhesus monkeys.
Characteristics: Susceptible to SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) infection (PubMed=16494729).
Characteristics: Susceptible to SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection (COVID-19) (PubMed=33389257).
Derived from sampling site: Kidney.
Species of origin Macaca mulatta (Rhesus macaque) (NCBI Taxonomy: 9544)
Hierarchy Children:
CVCL_U988 (NCTC 3196)CVCL_3069 (NCTC 3526)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Adult
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line
Web pages http://fluoview.magnet.fsu.edu/gallery/cells/llcmk2/llcmk2cells.html

PubMed=13821019; DOI=10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a120078
Evans V.J., Kerr H.A., McQuilkin W.T., Earle W.R., Hull R.N.
Growth in vitro of a long-term strain of monkey-kidney cells in medium NCTC 109 free of any added protein.
Am. J. Hyg. 70:297-302(1959)

Meyer H.M. Jr., Hopps H.E., Rogers N.G., Brooks B.E., Bernheim B.C., Jones W.P., Nisalak A., Douglas R.D.
Studies on simian virus 40.
J. Immunol. 88:796-806(1962)

PubMed=14449901; DOI=10.1084/jem.115.5.903
Hull R.N., Cherry W.R., Tritch O.J.
Growth characteristics of monkey kidney cell strains LLC-MK1, LLC-MK2, and LLC-MK2(NCTC-3196) and their utility in virus research.
J. Exp. Med. 115:903-918(1962)

PubMed=14185313; DOI=10.1126/science.146.3641.241
Cell Culture Collection Committee
Animal cell strains. The Cell Culture Collection Committee has assembled and certified 23 strains of animal cells.
Science 146:241-243(1964)

PubMed=18605421; DOI=10.1093/jnci/45.5.951
Ikeuchi T., Sandberg A.A.
Chromosome pulverization in virus-induced heterokaryons of mammalian cells from different species.
J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 45:951-963(1970)

Petricciani J.C., Wallace R.E., McCoy D.W.
A comparison of three in vivo assays for cell tumorigenicity.
Cancer Res. 34:105-108(1974)

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=16494729; DOI=10.3201/eid1201.050496
Kaye M., Druce J., Tran T., Kostecki R., Chibo D., Morris J., Catton M., Birch C.
SARS-associated coronavirus replication in cell lines.
Emerg. Infect. Dis. 12:128-133(2006)

PubMed=28046048; DOI=10.1371/journal.pone.0169391
Dotti S., Lombardo T., Villa R., Cacciamali A., Zanotti C., Andreani N.A., Cinotti S., Ferrari M.
Transformation and tumorigenicity testing of simian cell lines and evaluation of poliovirus replication.
PLoS ONE 12:E0169391-E0169391(2017)

PubMed=33389257; DOI=10.1007/s10096-020-04106-0
Wurtz N., Penant G., Jardot P., Duclos N., La Scola B.
Culture of SARS-CoV-2 in a panel of laboratory cell lines, permissivity, and differences in growth profile.
Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 40:477-484(2021)

Cell line collections AddexBio; P0014004/4952
BCRC; 60092
BCRC; 60365
BCRJ; 0146
ECACC; 85062804
Cell line databases/resources CLDB; cl3214
CLDB; cl3215
CLDB; cl3218
CLDB; cl3219
CLDB; cl3220
CCRID; 3111C0002000000078
CCRID; 3131C0001000400006
Lonza; 128
Ontologies CLO; CLO_0007330
Chemistry resources ChEMBL-Cells; CHEMBL3307684
ChEMBL-Targets; CHEMBL614691
Other Wikidata; Q54902701
Entry history
Entry creation04-Apr-2012
Last entry update20-May-2021
Version number25