Human adenovirus 3 (ATCC® VR-847)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus B
Deposited As Adenovirus type 3
Agent Human adenovirus 3
Strain GB
Applications
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation
Not listed in NIAID catalog; presumed from nasal washings of adult male, common cold volunteer, Maryland, 1953
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Agglutinates rhesus RBC. Weakly oncogenic. This preparation (VR-847) derived from passage (replenishment) of VR-1080 (NIAID V203-001-014).
REFERENCE STRAIN: Pereira, H.G. et al., Virology 20: 613, 1963.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE, fusing of cells and cell sloughing
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE, fusing of cells and cell sloughing
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Source
Not listed in NIAID catalog; presumed from nasal washings of adult male, common cold volunteer, Maryland, 1953
Year of Origin 1953
References

Rowe WP, et al. Studies of the adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival (APC) group of viruses. Am. J. Hyg. 61: 197-218, 1955.

Hierholzer JC, et al. Antigenic relationships among the 47 human adenoviruses determined in reference horse antisera. Arch. Virol. 121: 179-197, 1991. PubMed: 1759904

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