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Novel techniques to establish new insect cell lines


The success of insect cell culture is demonstrated by reports of over 500 established cell lines. While established procedures that can be used for developing new cell lines exist, these usually require some fine-tuning for various tissue sources. This paper attempts to depict some of the variations that can be applied.

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Lynn, D.E. Novel techniques to establish new insect cell lines. In Vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.-Animal 37, 319–321 (2001).

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  • invertebrates
  • cell-line development
  • tissue source
  • cell culture