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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.
Doubling time: ~6 hours (in MM/VP12 medium), ~18 hours (in L-15 medium) (DOI=10.17037/PUBS.04656048).
Omics: Deep RNAseq analysis.
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
Publications

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)

DOI=10.17037/PUBS.04656048
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

DOI=10.1007/BF00919719
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)

CLPUB00466
Herrera R.J.
Cytological, cytogenetic and biochemical studies on several permanent insect cell lines.
Thesis PhD (1982), Fordham University, United States

DOI=10.1016/B978-0-12-007903-2.50013-1
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)

Cross-references
Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q54903134
Entry history
Entry creation10-Apr-2015
Last entry update23-Sep-2021
Version number9