Baboon cytomegalovirus (ATCC® VR-1531)

Classification: Herpesviridae, unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, unclassified
Agent Baboon cytomegalovirus
Strain PGH-02
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
baboon, lung autopsy
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Comments
Non-reactive with FITC labeled anti-CMV Mouse Monoclonal Antibody by Bartels Immunodiagnostic System, catalog number B1029-81A, with Evans blue counterstain
-70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE: rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
Recommended Host
MRC-5 cells (ATCC CCL-171)

Host of Choice: MRC-5 (ATCC CCL-171)

Host Range: MRC-5, HFF

MRC-5, HFF
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 4 - 15 days at 37C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE: rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
Name of Depositor MG Michaels
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
baboon, lung autopsy
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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