DGRC Stock Number: 159


Donor: D. Cottam and M. Milner

FlyBase Report: FBtc0000159

Cellosaurus Report: CVCL_Z823


  • Dm Imaginal Disc

Notice: This cell line will be shipped as a growing culture. You will be charged an additional $110.00 charge per cell line shipped. For more details, please read our policies page.

Price: $340.00 + $110.00 Growing Culture Charge

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To cite W20C6

When publishing experiments using W20C6, please include the following details in your manuscript.

  • Materials and Methods
    W20C6 (DGRC Stock 159 ; https://dgrc.bio.indiana.edu//stock/159 ; RRID:CVCL_Z823)
  • Acknowledgements
    • Drosophila Genomics Resource Center (NIH Grant 2P40OD010949)
  • References
    Cullen and Milner, 1991, Tissue Cell 23(1): 29--39 FBrf0055148 PMID:1905427
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 FBrf0055148
Lab Of Origin Milner
Stage Source third instar larval stage
Tissue Source wing disc
Doubling Time
  • M3+BPYE + 10% FCS + 5 µg/ml insulin + 2.5% fly extract: 102 hrs

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