Chinese Hamster Ovary cells

While reading the product sheet for a medicine we were using today, the fine print mentioned that the drug was tested for safety using Chinese Hamster Ovary cells (CHO). What?

https://soundcloud.com/stat-signal-podcast/episode-14-these-hamsters-have-birthed-billions-for-biotech

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1 Response to Chinese Hamster Ovary cells

  1. briand75 says:

    This is probably what all those billions of dollars in fees for drug approval buy. CHO – wonderful.

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