Monkey cytomegalovirus (ATCC® VR-706)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Cytomegalovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, Cytomegalovirus
Agent Monkey cytomegalovirus
Strain CSG
Common Name African green monkey cytomegalovirus
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Salivary gland from African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) which died of unknown cause
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Chloroform sensitive. Does not cross-react with AD 169 human CMV or rhesus CMV strain 791Z or 971G by neutralization test.
Effect on Host
Foci of rounded cells which progress to lytic areas
Recommended Host
human embryo fibroblasts
African green monkey kidney cells in tissue culture; human embryonic fibroblasts in tissue culture; WI-38 cells (ATCC CCL-75); WI-26 cells; primary rhesus monkey kidney cells in tissue culture
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Incubation: 4 days
Effect on Host
Foci of rounded cells which progress to lytic areas
Name of Depositor PD Parkman
Source
Salivary gland from African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) which died of unknown cause
References

Black PH, et al. Isolation of a cytomegalovirus from African green monkey. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 112: 601-605, 1963. PubMed: 13971371

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U63460 Cercopithecine herpesvirus 5 DNA polymerase gene, partial cds.

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