Grouper (Epinephelus coioides): Eye (SIGE), Kidney (GK), Heart (GH) and Brain (GB) Cell Lines

Applications: Virus isolation and propagation. Toxicological studies and Gene expression.

Deposited at: CAHC Repository, Melvisharam and NBFGR, Lucknow, India

Species: Grouper (Epinephelus coioides)

  • Optimum temperature     -    28°C
  • Chromosomal number    -   48 (2n) (Wang et al., 2010)
  • Transfection efficiency   -    High
  • Authentication                -   By PCR using primer sets of 12S rRNA gene

Parameswaran, V., Ishaq Ahmed, V.P., Ravi Shukla, Bhonde, R R. and Sahul Hameed, A. S. 2007.  Development and Characterization of Two New Cell Lines from Milkfish (Chanos chanos) and Grouper (Epinephelus coioides) for Virus Isolation. Marine Biotechnology, 9(2), 281-291.

Developed by
Dr.A.S. Sahul Hameed, C. Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam – 632 509 Tamil Nadu, India.
Funded by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.