Ophidian paramyxovirus (ATCC® VR-1409)

Classification: Paramyxoviridae, Paramyxovirinae, Unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Paramyxoviridae, Paramyxovirinae, Unclassified
Agent Ophidian paramyxovirus
Strain Bush viper
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.

Tissue from bush viper snake exhibiting pneumonia
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Induces hemagglutination of chicken RBCs.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytia formation and cell lysis)
Recommended Host
Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81); VH2 cells (ATCC CCL-140)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Incubation: 5-7 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytia formation and cell lysis)
Name of Depositor E Jacobson
Tissue from bush viper snake exhibiting pneumonia

Richter GDetermination of optimal culture technique and the study of physicochemical and cytopathological aspects of ophidian paramyxovirus Masters thesis, Univ. Florida, 1994

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF286043 Snake ATCC-VR-1409 paramyxovirus L protein (L) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF286044 Snake ATCC-VR-1409 paramyxovirus HN protein (HN) gene, partial cds.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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