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.
Vector
Construct size (kb): 44.0
Insert
DNA: cDNA
Insert lengths(kb): 0.2700000107288361
Gene product: nonstructural protein 5 [NS5]
Insert Size (kb) 0.270
Media Medium 1592: SM buffer
Biosafety Level 1
Comments
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.
References

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

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