Growth and maintenance of vero cell lines

Nicole C. Ammerman, Magda Beier-Sexton, Abdu F. Azad

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Vero cells are derived from the kidney of an African green monkey, and are one of the more commonly used mammalian continuous cell lines in microbiology and molecular and cell biology research. This unit includes protocols for the growth and maintenance of Vero cell lines in a research laboratory setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)A.4E.1-A.4E.7
JournalCurrent Protocols in Microbiology
Issue numberSUPPL. 11
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Cell culture techniques
  • Cell line
  • Vero cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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