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Drosophila cell culture

Mark D. Garfinkel garfinkl at iitmax.iit.edu
Tue Feb 15 10:30:39 EST 1994

In article <genecutl-140294140007 at kos2mac16.berkeley.edu>
genecutl at mendel.berkeley.edu (gc) writes:

>Does anybody know the origins of the Schneider cell and Kc cell lines?
>I would really appreciate any references on the original cloning of these
>cell lines (my lit searches have turned up nothing).
	Chapter 7 of Michael Ashburner's "Drosophila, A Laboratory
Handbook" (the big grey one) is called "tissue culture." On page 118,
he gives in-text citation of the original papers describing the origins
of the cell lines, on pages 133-138 he gives the complete bibliographical

	Not to stroke MA's ego *too* much, I'd like to point out that
*lots* of questions about Drosophila, and pointers to the primary
literature, can be found by referring to his book. Errata may be
found in the FlyBase directory at the IU molbio archives (gopher- and

	Start close to home...

Mark D. Garfinkel (e-mail: garfinkl at iitmax.acc.iit.edu)
My views are my own, which is why they're copyright 1994

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