Recommended Short Name: L2

DGRC Stock Number: 157


Donor: D. Cottam and M. Milner

FlyBase Report: FBtc0000157

Cellosaurus Report: CVCL_Z788


  • Dm Imaginal Disc

Price: $340.00

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To cite CME L2

When publishing experiments using CME L2, please include the following details in your manuscript.

  • Materials and Methods
    CME L2 (DGRC Stock 157 ; ; RRID:CVCL_Z788)
  • Acknowledgements
    • Drosophila Genomics Resource Center (NIH Grant 2P40OD010949)
  • References
    Currie et al., 1988, Development 102: 805--814 FBrf0047900
Recommended Medium
  • M3+BPYE + 10% 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 prothoracic leg disc
Doubling Time
  • M3+BPYE + 10% FCS + 5 µg/ml insulin + 2.5% fly extract: 57 hrs

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