The CHO (Chinese hamster ovary) cell line was established in the 1960s from the ovary of the Chinese hamster.The cells have an absolute requirement for L-proline. CHO cells are used in studies of genetics, toxicity screening, nutrition and gene expression, particularly to express recombinant proteins.
Cricetulus griseus (hamster, Chinese)
Hypodiploid, modal no. 20
Nutritional and gene expression studies
Fluorescence (DAPI) test: negative; Mycoplasma specific PCR: negative; Bacteria specific PCR: negative
Storage and Shipping
liquid nitrogen vapor phase
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