Snakehead fish (Channa striatus): Kidney (SHK), Gill (SHG) and Heart (SHH) Cell Lines

Applications: Virus propagation, toxicological studies and Gene expression.

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

Species: Snake head fish (Channa striatus)

Special Characters:

  • Optimum temperature     -    28°C
  • Chromosomal number    -    40 (2n) (NBFGR, 1998)
  • Transfection efficiency   -    High
  • Authentication               -     By PCR using primer sets of 16S rRNA gene

Abdul Majeed, S., Nambi, K.S.N., Taju, G., Sahul Hameed, A.S. 2013. Development, characterization and application of a new fibroblastic-like cell line from kidney of a freshwater air breathing fish Channa striatus (Bloch, 1793). Acta Tropica. 127, 25-32.

Abdul Majeed, S., Nambi, K.S.N., Taju, G., Sarath Babu, V., Farook, M.A., Sahul Hameed, A.S. 2014a. Development and characterization of a new gill cell line from air breathing fish Channa striatus (Bloch 1793) and its application in toxicology: Direct comparison to the acute fish toxicity. Chemosphere 96, 89-98.

Abdul Majeed, S., Nambi, K.S.N., Taju, G., Vimal, S., Venkatesan, C., Sahul Hameed, A.S., 2014b. Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and oxidative stress of malachite green on kidney and gill cell lines of freshwater air breathing fish Channa striata. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (23), 13539 - 13550.

Abdul Majeed, S., Nambi, K.S., Taju, G. and Sahul Hameed, A.S., 2015. Isolation, Propagation, Characterization, Cryopreservation, and Application of Novel Cardiovascular Endothelial Cell Line from Channa striatus (Bloch, 1793). Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 71, 601 - 616.

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