The CHO-K1 cell line was derived as a subclone from the parental CHO cell line initiated from a biopsy of an ovary of an adult Chinese hamster by T. T. Puck in 1957. The cells require proline in the medium for growth.
Cricetulus griseus (hamster, Chinese)
Chromosome Frequency Distribution 50 Cells: 2n = 22. Stemline number is hypodiploid.
Fluorescence (DAPI) test: negative; Mycoplasma specific PCR: negative; Bacteria
specific PCR: negative
Storage and Shipping
Frozen with 70% medium, 20% FBS, 10% DMSO at about 2 x 10^6 cells/ampoule; ship in dry ice; store in liquid nitrogen
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