Patent Number: 6,255,108

Title: Immortal avian cells

Abstract: The invention features apoptosis-resistant, non-transformant immortalised avian cells, in particular, avian tissues, i.e., other than blood or haematopoietic cells, particularly fibroblasts and epithelial cells, for instance embryos.

Inventors: Bouquet; Jean-Francois (Ste Consorce, FR), Cleuziat; Catherine (Lyons, FR), Samarut; Jacques (Villeurbanne, FR), Desmettre; Philippe (Ecully, FR)

Assignee: Merial

International Classification: C12N 5/06 (20060101); C12N 005/16 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018