Origin: Mosquito (Insecta), Aedes albopictus, minced trypsinized larvae

Curr. sci. 1967, 35: 506-508

Morphology: epithelial-like

Mode of cultivation: monolayer

Conditions for cultivation: medium - C-46

serum - FBS 10%

subculture procedure - cells detachment mechanically, split ratio 1:10,

optimal population density 1.0x106 cells/ml

cryiconservation: growth medium, 10% DMS0, 1.0106 cells/ml in ampule

Viability after cryoconservation: 90% (0 passage, dye trypan blue)

Sterility: tests for bacteria, fungi and mycoplasma were negative.

Species: karyological analysis

Karyology: diploid 2n = 6

Plating efficiency: 50%

Other properties:

virus susceptibility: arboviruses

Applications: cell biology, bacteriology, virology

Collections: MWIGG