Synthetic Norovirus G2 (II) RNA (ATCC® VR-3200SD)

Product Format: frozen 1 vial/100 reactions

Strain Synthetic Norovirus G2 (II) RNA
Applications The Synthetic Norovirus G2 (II) RNA contains single-stranded RNA genetic material designed and synthetically created for use as a genetic surrogate for Norovirus G2 (II), known as molecular standards. This product is appropriate for use as positive control material in molecular applications, such as PCR.
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen 1 vial/100 reactions
Storage Conditions 8°C or colder

Genetic Target: ORF1-ORF2 Junction of Norovirus GII 

Format Provided: Dried RNA  

Starting Amount: 1.1 x 108 Copy Numbers (CN)  

Downstream compatibility: Reverse Transcription PCR or other molecular applications  

Product Availability: ATCC® VR-3200SD is being replaced with ATCC® VR-3235SD and will be available while supplies last. ATCC® VR-3235SD is an updated version that includes quantitated genome copies/µL and has been modified to account for customer feedback regarding various assay compatibilities.
Special Collection DNA

Kageyama T, et al. Broadly reactive and highly sensitive assay for Norwalk-like viruses based on real-time quantitative reverse transcription-PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41(4): 1548-1557, 2003. PubMed: 12682144

Basic Documentation
  1. Stability of Norovirus and West Nile standards

    Accelerated stability studies at 45oC have been performed on these samples and no degradation was observed.

    Date Updated: 3/27/2014