15e (ATCC® 40513)

Organism: Hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis C virus  /  Clone Type: Clone  /  Depositors: Chiron Corp., MS Richman, Chiron Corp.

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Designations 15e
Species Hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis C virus
Depositors Chiron Corp., MS Richman, Chiron Corp.
Construct size (kb): 44.0
Insert lengths(kb): 0.2700000107288361
Gene product: nonstructural protein 5 [NS5]
Insert Size (kb) 0.270
Media ATCC® Medium 1592: SM buffer
Biosafety Level 1

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.

The NANB cDNA is from the liver of a chimpanzee with chronic NANBH which was infected with the blood from another chimpanzee with chronic NANBH infected with HCV from contaminated human Factor XIII concentrate.
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) insert encodes amino acids 2796 - 2886 of the HCV polyprotein.

Houghton M, et al. HCV immunoassays employing C domain antigens. US Patent 5,350,671 dated Sep 27 1994

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