Human adenovirus 16 (ATCC® VR-17)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus B
Deposited As Adenovirus type 16
Agent Human adenovirus 16
Strain Ch. 79
Applications
Agglutinates rhesus RBC. This strain has been found to produce acute follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng, M et al.
Agglutinates rhesus RBC. This strain has been found to produce acute follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng, M et al.
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 2

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.

Isolation
Conjunctival scrapings from an 11-month-old female, Saudi Arabia, 1955
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Agglutinates rhesus RBC. This strain has been found to produce acute follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng, M et al., Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 8: 501, 1959.
REFERENCE STRAIN: Pereira, H.G. et al., Virology 20: 613, 1963.
Agglutinates rhesus RBC. This strain has been found to produce acute follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng, M et al., Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 8: 501, 1959.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (cell fusing and sloughing)
Recommended Host
human embryonic kidney cells; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17)

Host of Choice:  A549 (ATCC CCL-185)

Host Range:  A549, HEK, HeLa, KB, and other human cell lines.

human embryonic kidney cells; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17)
Growth Conditions
Duration: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (cell fusing and sloughing)
Name of Depositor RJ Huebner
Source
Conjunctival scrapings from an 11-month-old female, Saudi Arabia, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Murray ES, et al. Adenoviruses from Canadian cases of keratocon- junctivitis. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 43: 32-35, 1957.

Hierholzer JC, et al. Antigenic relationships among the 47 human adenoviruses determined in reference horse antisera. Arch. Virol. 121: 179-197, 1991. PubMed: 1759904

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06106 Mastadenovirus h16 Ch. 79, ATCC VR-17 serotype 16 fiber gene, complete cds.

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