Baboon cytomegalovirus (ATCC® VR-1530)

Classification: Herpesviridae, unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, unclassified
Agent Baboon cytomegalovirus
Strain PGH-01
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
baboon urine
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
-70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE, rounding, cell enlargement, clumping, and sloughing
Recommended Host
MRC-5 (CCL-171)

Recommended Host: MRC-5 cells (ATCC® CCL-171™)

MRC-5, HFF
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 3-7 days at 37C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE, rounding, cell enlargement, clumping, and sloughing
Name of Depositor MG Michaels
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
baboon urine
References

Michaels MG, et al. Distinguishing baboon cytomegalovirus from human cytomegalovirus: importance for xenotransplantation. J. Infect. Dis. 176: 1476-1483, 1997. PubMed: 9395357

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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