Human adenovirus 15 (ATCC® VR-16)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus D  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus D
Deposited As Adenovirus type 15
Agent Human adenovirus 15
Strain 305 [955, CH. 38]
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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Recommended Host
HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Name of Depositor M Schaeffer, DA Stevens
Source Conjunctival scrapings from a patient with trachoma, Saudi Arabia, 1955
Year of Origin 1955

Murray ES, et al. Adenoviruses from Canadian cases of keratocon- junctivitis. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 43: 32-35, 1957.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF086567 Human adenovirus type 15 early E3B 10.4 kDa protein, early E3B 14.5 kDa protein, and early E3B 14.7 kDa protein genes, complete cds.

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