Recommended Short Name: W2

DGRC Stock Number: 155


Donor: D. Cottam and M. Milner

FlyBase Report: FBtc0000155

Cellosaurus Report: CVCL_Z791


  • modENCODE line


  • Dm Imaginal Disc

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Price: $340.00 + $110.00 Growing Culture Charge

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To cite CME W2

When publishing experiments using CME W2, please include the following details in your manuscript.

  • Materials and Methods
    CME W2 (DGRC Stock 155 ; ; RRID:CVCL_Z791)
  • Acknowledgements
    • Drosophila Genomics Resource Center (NIH Grant 2P40OD010949)
  • References
    Currie et al., 1988, Development 102: 805--814 FBrf0047900
modENCODE data Sex | Copy Number Variation | sRNA
Recommended Medium
  • M3 + 2% FCS + 5 µg/ml insulin + 2.5% fly extract

This cell line requires medium containing fly extract. You can purchase fly extract from the DGRC or make it yourself the instructions from our media additions protocol.

Species melanogaster
Primary Reference FBrf0047900
Lab Of Origin Milner
Stage Source third instar larval stage
Tissue Source wing disc
Sex male ( basis: expression levels of roX genes, msl-2 and traF; splicing patterns of tra and Sxl )
Doubling Time
  • M3 + 2% FCS + 5 µg/ml insulin + 2.5% fly extract: 55hrs

All times are approximate (hrs, 25° unless otherwise noted).