Rous sarcoma virus (ATCC® VR-334)

Classification: Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group
Agent Rous sarcoma virus
Strain RAV-1 [Derived from Bryan high titer strain]
Applications
Antigenically identical to RAV-1, cross-reacts with antibodies to other avian leukosis viruses, transforming particle defective.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
chicken
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Antigenically identical to RAV-1, cross-reacts with antibodies to other avian leukosis viruses, transforming particle defective. Stable at -60C but not at -20C.
This strain is a mixture of a defective transforming virus (Bryan RSV) and a replication competent helper virus, RAV-1.
Effect on Host
Transformation of cells
Recommended Host
chicken embryo cells
Avian species
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4 days
Effect on Host
Transformation of cells
Name of Depositor W Okazaki, HG Purchase
Source
chicken
References

Rubin H, Vogt PK. An avian leukosis virus associated with stocks of Rous sarcoma virus. Virology 17: 184-194, 1962. PubMed: 14494905

Hanafusa H, et al. Analysis of the defectiveness of Rous sarcoma virus. I. Characterization of the helper virus. Virology 22: 591-601, 1964. PubMed: 14166120