Herpesvirus saimiri (ATCC® VR-608)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Rhadinovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Herpesviridae, Rhadinovirus
Agent Herpesvirus saimiri
Strain S 295C
Common Name Herpesvirus saimiri
Applications
Intranuclear inclusions produced; CPE inhibited by ether and heat.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Squirrel monkey kidney tissue culture (indigenous)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Intranuclear inclusions produced; CPE inhibited by ether and heat.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Recommended Host
owl monkey kidney cells
owl monkey kidney cells; owl monkey corneal cells; marmoset cells in tissue culture; squirrel monkey cells in tissue culture; squirrel monkey lung cells in tissue culture
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 10-14 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Name of Depositor LV Melendez
Source
Squirrel monkey kidney tissue culture (indigenous)
References

Melendez LV, et al. An apparently new herpesvirus from primary kidney cultures of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus). Lab. Anim. Care 18: 374-381, 1968. PubMed: 4233372