This product is a preparation of viral nucleic acids, including virus genomic DNA, in total DNA from MRC-5 cells (ATCC CCL-171) infected with Human herpesvirus 5 (HCMV) strain AD-169 (VR-538). The product is supplied at 100 ul per vial, shipped frozen. It is appropriate for use in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for viral gene products and other molecular virology applications.
Strain AD-169 has been completely sequenced. Genbank: X17403