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

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.

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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