Sendai virus (ATCC® VR-907)

Classification: Paramyxoviridae, Respirovirus  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Paramyxoviridae, Respirovirus
Agent Sendai virus
Strain Cantell
Common Name Murine parainfluenza 1
Applications
This strain is widely used for induction of interferon and cell fusion.
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Prior to deposit with ATCC, this item was passaged approximately 100 times at Central Public Health Laboratory in Helsinki, Finland. This strain is widely used for induction of interferon and cell fusion.
Effect on Host
Low mortality, Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs
Growth Conditions Temperature: 36°C to 37°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2-3 days in a humidified atmosphere
Effect on Host
Low mortality, Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor K Cantell, Central Public Health Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source Early history of this Helsinki laboratory strain is not clear.
References

Cantell K, Hirvonen S. Preparation and assay of Sendai virus. Methods Enzymol. 78: 299-301, 1981. PubMed: 6173605

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