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Research Project: Training Insect Cell Culturists for Establishment of Insect Cell Lines

Location: Biological Control of Insects Research

Project Number: 5070-22000-037-09-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 15, 2017
End Date: Dec 31, 2018

Objective:
Develop cells lines from selected insect tissues and stages.

Approach:
Insect cell lines will be established using ARS’ standard protocols. Cell cultures will be initiated from whole animals and specific tissues, including ovaries, testes, fat bodies and nervous tissues.