Bovine herpesvirus 1 (ATCC® VR-2160)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus  /  Product Format: frozen
1 mL per vial

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Classification Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus
Deposited As Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus
Agent Bovine herpesvirus 1
Strain beta GAL INV tk-
Common Name Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus, Bovine rhinotracheitis virus
Biosafety Level 2
Parental virus was ATCC VR-188, LA strain, from dairy cattle in California. An intermediate in the formation of beta-gal INV was VR-2006
Product Format frozen
1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments This strain is an Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis vaccine candidate. It is temperature-sensitive, and due to a 3 kb insertion of E. coli K12, beta-galactosidase in the tk gene is tk-negative.
Effect on Host
Recommended Host RAB-9 (ATCC CRL-1414)
Growth Conditions Temperature: 34.5°C
Incubation: 3-4 days
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Name of Depositor S Kit, Baylor College of Medicine and NovaGene, Inc.
Source Parental virus was ATCC VR-188. An intermediate in the formation of beta-galactosidase INV was ATCC VR-2006.
Year of Origin 2006

Kit M, Kit S. Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus insertion mutants, vaccines containing same, and methods for the production of same. US Patent 5,601,816 dated Feb 11 1997

Madin SH, et al. Isolation of the infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus. Science 124: 721-722, 1956. PubMed: 13371311

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