— An immortalized swine intestinal epithelial cell line, MK-LJS-OSU, derived from the duodenum of
a newborn gnotobiotic pig.
Currently, most vaccines are produced in live embryonated eggs or primary cell cultures. Vaccine production using eggs has been done for more than half a century and can be slow, costly, and inefficient. Availability of a new cell line is likely to offer the industry a valuable alternative for pro…