A cell line derived from the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

@article{Goodman2012ACL,
  title={A cell line derived from the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)},
  author={Cynthia L. Goodman and David Stanley and Joseph A. Ringbauer and Richard W. Beeman and Kristopher Silver and Yoonseong Park},
  journal={In Vitro Cellular \& Developmental Biology - Animal},
  year={2012},
  volume={48},
  pages={426-433}
}
The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, is a model organism for agricultural and medical research and its complete genome is sequenced. We established a continuously replicating T. castaneum cell line to complement existing physiological, genetic, and genomic research tools. We set up trial cell cultures from egg, pupa, and adult stages as tissue sources and incubated them in six separate cell culture media to determine the optimal combination of tissue source and medium for cell replication… 
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