Organism: Ictalurus nebulosus, bullhead, brown  / 

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Organism Ictalurus nebulosus, bullhead, brown
Product Format frozen
Morphology fibroblast
Culture Properties adherent
Biosafety Level 1

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.

Age 2 years
Virus Resistance
herpes simplex; poliovirus 2; vaccinia
BB cells will grow at 4 to 34C with an optimum of between 25 and 30C.
The cells do not do well when cultured on a glass surface.
Complete Growth Medium Minimum essential medium (Eagle) with 2mM L-glutamine and Hanks' BSS with 0.1 mM non-essential amino acids and 1.0 mM sodium pyruvate, 90%; fetal bovine serum, 10%.
Subcultivation Ratio: A subcultivation ratio of 1:2 to 1:3 is recommended
Medium Renewal: 1 to 2 times per week
Remove medium, add fresh 0.25% trypsin for 1 to 3 minutes, remove trypsin and allow the culture to stand for 5 to 10 minutes at room temperature. Add fresh medium, aspirate and dispense into new flasks.
Culture Conditions
Temperature: 23.0°C
Name of Depositor RG Malsberger
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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