Human adenovirus 21 (ATCC® VR-256)

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

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human mastadenovirus B
Deposited As Adenovirus type 21
Agent Human adenovirus 21
Strain AV-1645 [128]
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
Conjunctival scrapings from child with trachoma, Saudi Arabia, 1956
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Replicates slowly. Weakly oncogenic. Agglutinates rhesus but not rat RBC.
REFERENCE STRAIN: Pereira, H.G. et al., Virology 20: 613, 1963.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
Chang C cells (ATCC CCL-20.2)

Host of Choice: Chang C cells

Host Range: Chang C, KB, HEK and other human cell lines

Chang C cells (ATCC CCL-20.2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17); human embryonic kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 10-12 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor SD Bell
Source
Conjunctival scrapings from child with trachoma, Saudi Arabia, 1956
Year of Origin 1956
References

Bell SD. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 9: 523, 1960.

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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