Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.
The cells are negative for surface immunoglobulin (sIg-), Thy-1.2 (Thy-1.2-) and Ia (Ia-).
The cells do not pinocytose neutral red, phagocytose zymosan or latex beads and do not secrete lysozyme.
The line was derived from the RAW 309 tumor (see also ATCC TIB-69)
Tested and found negative for ectromelia virus (mousepox).