Saimiriine herpesvirus 1 (ATCC® VR-349)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Simplexvirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, Simplexvirus
Deposited As Herpes platyrrhinae
Agent Saimiriine herpesvirus 1
Strain MV-5-4
Common Name Herpes platyrrhinae
Biosafety Level 2
Autopsy tissue (liver) from a marmoset (Saguinus species)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Inactivated at 56°C/30 min. Stable at -20°C for 2-3 months; at -65°C for 2 years. Unrelated antigenically to herpes simplex or B viruses.
Effect on Host
Herpes simplex-like CPE
Recommended Host
primary rabbit kidney cells; primary marmoset kidney cells
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 1-5 days
Effect on Host
Herpes simplex-like CPE
Name of Depositor F Deinhardt
Autopsy tissue (liver) from a marmoset (Saguinus species)

Holmes AW, et al. Isolation and characterization of a new herpes virus. J. Immunol. 92: 602-610, 1964. PubMed: 14139032

Melnick JL, et al. A new member of the herpesvirus group isolated from south american marmosets. J. Immunol. 92: 596-601, 1964. PubMed: 14139031

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U63470 Saimiriine herpesvirus 1 DNA polymerase gene, partial cds.

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