pBKV (33-1) (ATCC® 45024)

Organism: BK polyomavirus, BK Virus  /  Clone Type: Clone  /  Depositors: PM Howley

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Designations pBKV (33-1)
Species BK polyomavirus, BK Virus
Depositors PM Howley
Construct size (kb): 9.30
DNA: genomic
Insert lengths(kb): 5.0
Insert Size (kb) 5.0
Media ATCC® Medium 1227: LB Medium (ATCC medium 1065) with 50 mcg/ml ampicillin
Biosafety Level 2

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Shipping Information in E. coli containing the plasmid
pBKV (33-1) from P. Howley
The DNA sequence of BKV and SV40 share 70% homology, though the repeated DNA sequences in the noncoding regions are different.
Circular BKV was linearized with BamHI before cloning.
Classification Polyomaviridae, Polyomavirus

Yang RC, Wu R. BK virus DNA: complete nucleotide sequence of a human tumor virus. Science 206: 456-462, 1979. PubMed: 228391