DNA – Chinese Hamster Ovary
- Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells have been used since the 1960’s and they are derived from a rodent.
- The Chinese hamster ovary)cells are an epithelial cell line derived from the ovary of the Chinese hamster.
- The CHO cells have often used in biological and medical research and in vaccines
- The Shingrix vaccine for shingles vaccine is expressed varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein E in Chinese hamster ovary cells.