HPV-18 (ATCC® 45152)

Organism: human papilloma virus type 18  /  Clone Type: Clone  /  Depositors: E de Villiers, H zur Hausen

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Designations HPV-18
GenBank Number


Species human papilloma virus type 18
Depositors E de Villiers, H zur Hausen
Construct size (kb): 12.199
DNA: genomic
Insert lengths(kb): 7.856
Tissue: cervical carcinoma
Gene product: human papilloma virus genome
Insert Size (kb) 7.857
Media ATCC® Medium 1227: LB Medium (ATCC medium 1065) with 50 mcg/ml ampicillin
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Restriction digests of the clone give the following sizes (kb): BamHI--6.6, 4.8, 1.1; EcoRI--8.0, 4.5; PstI--6.6, 4.4, 0.55, 0.5 (doublet).
The depositor has requested that this deposit be distributed exclusively for scientific and not commercial purposes.
See Molecular Biology Product Sheet for complete description.
Cloned from human papilloma virus type 18 cervical carcinoma
Constructed by linearizing the virus at the unique EcoRI site (nt 2440).
Classification Papovavirus, Papillomavirus, recombinant

Cole ST, Danos O. Nucleotide sequence and comparative analysis of the human papillomavirus type 18 genome. Phylogeny of papillomaviruses and repeated structure of the E6 and E7 gene products. J. Mol. Biol. 193: 599-608, 1987. PubMed: 3039146

E-M de Villiers, personal communication

Harald zur Hausen, personal communication