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..These newly established cell lines are currently being used for the investigation of an eye disease occurring in captive monk seal pups in Oahu and will be available for future isolation and study of monk seal viruses. ..
Lu Y, Aguirre A, Wang Y, Zeng L, Loh P, Yanagihara R. Viral susceptibility of newly established cell lines from the Hawaiian monk seal Monachus schauinslandi. Dis Aquat Organ. 2003;57:183-91 pubmed
..The wide range of viral susceptibility of these monk seal cell lines suggests their potential value in studying viruses of monk seals and other marine mammals. ..