Human adenovirus 6 (ATCC® VR-6)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus C  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus C
Deposited As Adenovirus type 6
Agent Human adenovirus 6
Strain Tonsil 99
Applications
Respiratory research
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.

Isolation
Spontaneously degenerating tissue culture of tonsil tissue from 7-year-old girl with chronically infected and enlarged tonsils, Washington, DC
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70° or colder
Comments
Agglutinates rat RBC (incompletely).
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE. Cell rounding, fusing, and clumping followed by cell detachment.
Recommended Host
human embryonic kidney cells; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17)

Host of Choice: A549 (ATCC CCL-185)

Host Range:  HEK, HeLa, A549, KB and other human cell lines.

Growth Conditions
Duration: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE. Cell rounding, fusing, and clumping followed by cell detachment.
Name of Depositor M Schaeffer
Source
Spontaneously degenerating tissue culture of tonsil tissue from 7-year-old girl with chronically infected and enlarged tonsils, Washington, DC
References

Huebner RJ, et al. Isolation of a cytopathogenic agent from human adenoids undergoing spontaneous degeneration in tissue culture. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 84: 570-573, 1953. PubMed: 13134217

Rowe WP, et al. Studies of the adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival (APC) group of viruses. Am. J. Hyg. 61: 197-218, 1955.

Hierholzer JC, et al. Antigenic relationships among the 47 human adenoviruses determined in reference horse antisera. Arch. Virol. 121: 179-197, 1991. PubMed: 1759904

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