Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-788)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/R22 Barbara
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Recombinant of B/Hong Kong/5/72 (VR 791) and B/Brigit (VR 786)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Strain influenza B/Hong Kong/5/72 antigenicity.
Completely resistant to serum inhibitor, positive allantoic on shell marker, negative hemagglutinin thermosensitivity at 60C; stable hemagglutination of sheep RBC's at 30C.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
chicken embryo

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

Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
Source
Recombinant of B/Hong Kong/5/72 (VR 791) and B/Brigit (VR 786)
References

Peetermans J, et al. Live influenza type B virus vaccines and preparation thereof. US Patent 3,962,423 dated Jun 8 1976

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