Influenza A virus (H3N2) (ATCC® VR-776)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Deposited As Influenza A virus
Agent Influenza A virus (H3N2)
Strain A/Alice
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
derived from MRC-2 (recombinant)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Resistant to serum inhibitors; carries strain A / England / 42 / 72 antigenicity (H(3)N(2)).
Effect on Host
Hemagglutination activity
Recommended Host
10 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation
chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Hemagglutination activity
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
derived from MRC-2 (recombinant)

Peetermans J. Live influenza virus vaccines and preparation thereof. US Patent 3,953,592 dated Apr 27 1976

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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