African Green Monkey Kidney Cell

African Green Monkey Kidney Cell

A cell line taken from the kidneys of the African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, and used to grow certain viruses (e.g., poliovirus and influena A and B) for vaccine production.
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(Columbia, MD; 301-854-3900) announced it has been granted United States Patent 6,025,182 "Method for Producing a Virus from an African Green Monkey Kidney Cell Line" developed by Louis Potash, PhD, director of the Novavax biomedical services division.
Solange Gennari, USP) foram inoculados em oito cultivos celulares: cultivo primario de rim, pulmao e testiculo bovino; celulas MDBK (Madin Darby bovine kidney), MDCK (Madin Darby canine kidney), RK-13 (rabbit kidney), MA-104 (African Green Monkey kidney cells) e VERO (African Green Monkey kidney cells).
But now a line of African green monkey kidney cells known as Vero cells has been cleared for use in reverse genetics.

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