Table 1

Characteristics of MDCK and Mv1 Lu cells

Characteristic

MDCK

Mv1 Lu


Morphology

Epithelial

Epithelial


Growth properties

Adherent

Adherent


Source

Kidney

Lung


Gender

Female adult

Male and female from fetuses


Doubling time1

29 hr

20 hr


1Doubling time (this work): Time for cell to duplicate in DMEM under optimal conditions.

Hamilton et al. Virology Journal 2011 8:66   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-8-66

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