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Cellosaurus RML12.wMelPopCLA (CVCL_ZF40)

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Cell line name RML12.wMelPopCLA
Accession CVCL_ZF40
Resource Identification Initiative To cite this cell line use: RML12.wMelPopCLA (RRID:CVCL_ZF40)
Comments Group: Insect cell line.
Problematic cell line: Misidentified. Parent cell line (RML-12) was originally thought to be of Aedes aegypti origin but found to be from Aedes albopictus.
Characteristics: Infected by Wolbachia pipientis strain wMelPop-CLA.
Species of origin Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito) (Stegomyia albopicta) (NCBI Taxonomy: 7160)
Hierarchy Parent: CVCL_Z829 (RML-12)
Sex of cell Sex unspecified
Age at sampling Larval stage
Category Spontaneously immortalized cell line

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=20976219; DOI=10.1371/journal.pone.0013398
Frentiu F.D., Robinson J., Young P.R., McGraw E.A., O'Neill S.L.
Wolbachia-mediated resistance to dengue virus infection and death at the cellular level.
PLoS ONE 5:E13398-E13398(2010)

Encyclopedic resources Wikidata; Q98129129
Entry history
Entry creation02-Jul-2020
Last entry update21-Mar-2023
Version number4