Table 1.

Infection of various cell lines with MLV(Ebola)

Cell lineSpecies of originTiter (IU/ml) fora:
MLV(Ebola)MLV(VSV)
293THuman4.7 × 104 1.5 × 106
HeLaHuman7.5 × 102 1.4 × 105
VeroSimian2.6 × 102 5.3 × 103
BSC-1Simian1.2 × 103 7.9 × 103
Cos-7Simian5.6 × 103 1.6 × 105
NIH 3T3Murine5.2 × 103 4.3 × 105
MDBKBovine1.2 × 102 1.6 × 105
BAECBovine9.2 × 102 7.9 × 104
PK-15Porcine6.0 × 101 5.5 × 103
BHKHamster1.9 × 102 1.2 × 105
CHOHamster1.0 × 103 1.5 × 105
QT6Quail2.0 × 103 1.3 × 105
CEFChicken1.6 × 102 1.4 × 104
TEFTurkey3.2 × 102 9.3 × 104
293Tb Human2.9 × 106 7.8 × 105
U87b Human5.2 × 105 2.3 × 105
MDCKb Canine6.0 × 103 1.4 × 103
Tb 1 Lub Bat2.3 × 103 8.3 × 103
Pt K1b Marsupial1.6 × 102 2.4 × 102
  • a Data from representative experiments are shown. Similar results have been obtained in replicate experiments.

  • b Concentrated MLV(Ebola) stocks were used for infection of this cell line.