Human rhinovirus 8 (ATCC® VR-488)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A
Deposited As Rhinovirus 8
Agent Human rhinovirus 8
Strain MRH [MRH-CV12]
Applications
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Human throat washings
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
REFERENCE STRAIN: Collaborative Report on Rhinovirus, Nature No. 5078, 213:761, 1967. Also for types 13-17: Panel for Picornaviruses, Melnick, J. et al., Science 141:153, 1963.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); WI-38 cells (ATCC CCL-75)

Host of Choice: WI, HeLa cells

Host Range: HD, HEK, stable human cell cultures and also MkK cells for some strains

human diploid cells; human embryonic kidney cells; human cell lines
Growth Conditions
Duration: 1-7 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor VV Hamparian, RM Conant
Source
Human throat washings
References

Hamparian VV, et al. Recovery of new viruses (coryzavirus) from cases of common cold in human adults. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 108: 444-453, 1961. PubMed: 13904225

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