Subhuman Primate Diploid Cells: Possible Substrates for Production of Virus Vaccines

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Science  03 Dec 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4013, pp. 1025-1027
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4013.1025


Results of a program for development of new cell lines suggest that it it possible to establish cell lines from both rhesus and African green monkeys which are comparable to diploid lines of human origin, and that these monkey lines should be candidates for use in the production of virus vaccines.