Acta Scientific Microbiology

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

From In Vivo to In Vitro: An Intriguing Journey of Fish Cell lines

Keezia Khurshid1, Feroz Ahmad Shah1, Imtiyaz Qayoom2*, Sunil Sharma3, Arvinder Kaur3 and Towseef Ahmad Tantry4

1Division of Aquatic Animal Health Management, Faculty of Fisheries, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Ganderbal, India
2Division of Aquatic Environmental Management, Faculty of Fisheries, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Ganderbal, India
3Department of Zoology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab, India
4Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Central University of Kashmir, India

*Corresponding Author: Imtiyaz Qayoom, Division of Aquatic Environmental Management, Faculty of Fisheries, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Ganderbal, India.

Received: December 19, 2023; Published: January 02, 2024


Cell culture techniques have largely replaced the traditional protocols for efficient and precise research. In fisheries sciences, research based on the development and application of fish cell lines has become popular over a period of two decades. Fish cell lines find wide application in the development of vaccines, toxicological studies, drug development, and biotechnological manipulations that have set new landmark. The use of fish cell lines is thought to be one of the best alternatives for the studies carried on fishes, because the cell lines have the host’s cellular genetic homogeneity and have low variability. The available articles for finfish cell lines were used to examine worldwide distribution. The cell lines have been observed an emerging research topic to have an important role in identification and prevention of viral and bacterial diseases, evaluation of treatment options and proactive management strategies that are critical for optimal fish health management.

This review briefs the trend of development and potential use of fish cell lines in advanced research in the fisheries sector. Genomic methods implied for early disease diagnosis, isolation of new pathogens, identification of toxicity mechanism, early attainment of growth and, maturity by fish in culture systems and conservation of threatened/endangered fish species is the propensity of cell line development.

Keywords: Cell Culture; Virus Isolation; Toxicological Studies; In-Vitro Studies; Germplasm Conservation


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Citation: Khurshid., et al. “From In Vivo to In Vitro: An Intriguing Journey of Fish Cell lines". Acta Scientific Microbiology 7.2 (2024): 03-13.


Copyright: © 2024 Khurshid., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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