Feline syncytia-forming virus (ATCC® VR-889)

Classification: Retrovirus, Foamy  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Retrovirus, Foamy
Agent Feline syncytia-forming virus
Strain F-17
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Thymus cell culture of normal cat
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Effect on Host
Foamy cytopathic effects, syncytium formation. Does not appear to be associated with any disease in animals
Recommended Host
feline embryo fibroblasts
feline kidney cells; human kidney cells; rat kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5-8 days
Effect on Host
Foamy cytopathic effects, syncytium formation. Does not appear to be associated with any disease in animals
Name of Depositor JL Riggs
Source
Thymus cell culture of normal cat
References

Riggs JL, et al. Syncytium-forming agent isolated from domestic cats. Nature 222: 1190-1191, 1969. PubMed: 5788991