Influenza A virus (H3N2) (ATCC® VR-777)

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 MRC 2
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
human (recombinant A/England/42/72 and A/PR8/34 influenza strains)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Hemagglutinin and neuraminidase antigens identical to strain A/England/42/72, i.e. H(3)N(2) type. Unrelated to A/PR8/34 (Honi).
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC and guinea pig RBC.
Recommended Host
10 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation

Recommended Host:  SPF CE (10 to 11 day, intra-allantoic)

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chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC and guinea pig RBC.
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
Source
human (recombinant A/England/42/72 and A/PR8/34 influenza strains)
References

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

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