Avian leukosis (ATCC® VR-247)

Classification: Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group
Agent Avian leukosis
Strain RPL 12
Applications
Fibrosarcomas, nephromas, and endotheliomas are produced in chick embryos
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Isolated from 223rd transplant passage of an avian lymphoid tumor
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Strain RPL 12 produces 4 principal types of lesions in chickens: erythroblastosis, visceral lymphomatosis, osteopetrosis and hemangiomatosis. Fibrosarcomas, nephromas, and endotheliomas are produced in chick embryos (i.v.).
Avian Leukosis Virus is the Type Species of the Avian Type C Retrovirus Group. This preparation, of archival interest, is likely a mixture of viruses. Propagation in TC would introduce inapropriate selective pressure.
Effect on Host
Erythroblastosis or visceral lymphomatosis; death
Recommended Host
chicken (barrier reared), i.p. inoculation
chicken
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4 months or longer
Effect on Host
Erythroblastosis or visceral lymphomatosis; death
Name of Depositor BR Burmester
Source
Isolated from 223rd transplant passage of an avian lymphoid tumor
References

Olson C. . Cancer Res. 1: 384, 1941.

Burmester B. Preparation Two. Cancer Res. 6: 189, 1946.

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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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