Continuous cell lines commonly used for virus cultivation




Continuous cell lines commonly used for virus cultivation

 

Continuous Cell lines Viruses cultivated
HeLa (Human epithelial cell line of cervical carcinoma) Respiratory syncytial virus, Adenovirus, HSV, Poliovirus and some Coxsackie viruses
HEp-2 (Human epithelial type 2 cells) Adenovirus, HSV, Poliovirus and some Coxsackie viruses
BHK 21( Baby Hamster Kidney cells) Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus, Lassa virus, Rubella virus
MDCK (Dog kidney cell line) Influenza virus, Oral and killed polio vaccine production
PBC (peripheral blood cells) HIV
AGMK ( African green monkey Kidney) Rubella
Vero (monkey kidney cell line) HSV, Lassa, LCM, Dengue, yellow fever virus, bunya virus, Rift valley fever virus, Colorado Tick Fever virus and other hemorrhagic fever viruses and arboviruses
HEK (human embyonic Kidney)  VZV, Measles, Adenovirus,
PMK(Primary monkey Kidney) Mumps, Enterovirus, Influenza virus
HFF (human foreskin fibroblasts) semi continuous cell line culture CMV
RD (Rhamdomyosarcoma cell line) CoxsackieA virus
LLC-MK2 (Rhesus monkey kidney) Parainfluenza virus

Continuous cell lines commonly used for virus cultivation