NPV, Lymantria dispar (ATCC® VR-2396)

Classification: Baculovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Baculovirus
Agent NPV, Lymantria dispar
Strain A21-MPV
Applications
It is used as an insecticide to control the gypsy moth pest.
It is used as an insecticide to control the gypsy moth pest.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Isolated from a mixed culture of LdMNPV
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
This isolate exhibits an enhanced stability of high polyhedra production during passage in cell culture. It does not mutate to a FP ( few polyhedra) form during serial passages. It is used as an insecticide to control the gypsy moth pest.
Effect on Host
Presence of large amount of polyhedra, large inclusions visible at 200X
Recommended Host
L. dispar 652Y cells
L. dispar cells
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 27°C
Incubation: 3-7 days
Effect on Host
Presence of large amount of polyhedra, large inclusions visible at 200X
Name of Depositor USDA Forest Serv.
Source
Isolated from a mixed culture of LdMNPV
References

Slavicek JM, Mercer MJ. Gypsy moth virus with enhanced polyhedra production stability. US Patent 5,420,031 dated May 30 1995