Simian virus 40 (ATCC® VR-239)

Classification: Polyomaviridae, Polyomavirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Polyomaviridae, Polyomavirus
Agent Simian virus 40
Strain Pa-57
Common Name Simian virus 40
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Uninoculated, irradiated cultures of patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) kidney cells
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
No hemagglutination with GP, human O. or sheep erythrocytes.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (cell vacuolation, degeneration, detachment)
Recommended Host
monkey kidney cells

Host of Choice:  B-SC-1 (ATCC CCL-26)

Host Range: MkK TC

monkey kidney in tissue culture (E. patas, Cercopithecus aethiops, and baboon)
Growth Conditions
Duration: 7-10 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (cell vacuolation, degeneration, detachment)
Name of Depositor GD Hsiung
Source
Uninoculated, irradiated cultures of patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) kidney cells
References

Hsiung GD. . J. Exp. Med. 114: 975, 1961.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M99361 Rhesus macaque polyoma virus agnoprotein gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M99362 Simian virus 40 strain Pa-57 large T antigen gene, partial cds.