Platinum Retroviral Packaging Cell Lines

Our Platinum Retroviral Packaging Cells have been optimized to produce retroviruses with higher titers for superior infection of a variety of cell types. Average titers achieved with Platinum Retroviral Packaging Cells are 10^6 to 10^7 IFU/mL with transient transfection. Cells are available to make amphotropic, ecotropic, or pantropic (VSVG-pseudotyped) retrovirus, each of which are designed to infect cells of certain species:

  Amphotropic Ecotropic Pantropic
Human +++ N.S. +++
Mouse +++ +++ +++
Rat +++ +++ +++
Monkey +++ N.S. +++
Cat +++ N.S. +++
Dog +++ N.S. +++
Hamster + N.S. +++
Bird N.S. N.S. +++
Fish N.S. N.S. +++
Frog N.S. N.S. +++
Insect N.S. N.S. +++
Mollusk N.S. N.S. +++

N.S. = Not Suitable

NOTE: Platinum Retroviral Expression Systems are available for sale to academic, government and non-profit research laboratories. All other purchasers require a commercial license for all fields including research use. Please contact our Business Development department for license information.