Immortalized Eptesicus fuscus (Big Brown Bat) cell line (Efk3B) can be used to successfully cultivate viruses from the families Coronaviridae, Filoviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Paramyxoviridae and Herpesviridae.
The big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) is native to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and extreme northern South America.
From the laboratory of Vikram Misra, PhD, University of Saskatchewan.
|Product Type:||Cell Line|
|Morphology:||Variable - round, cobweb-like at first then becoming epithelial-like|
|Organism:||Eptesicus fuscus (Big Brown Bat)|
|Growth Conditions:||37 °C, 5% CO2 Grown in D-MEM with GlutaGRO (Corning), 10% FBS, 1% GlutaMAX (Gibco), Pen/Strep. NOTE: for passaging, use 0.25% trypsin|
|Cryopreservation:||Complete medium with 10% DMSO|
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