Human rhinovirus 44 (ATCC® VR-337)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A
Deposited As Rhinovirus 44
Agent Human rhinovirus 44
Strain 71560
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.

Throat, adult male
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Size estimated to be approximately 27nm by ultrafiltration. Growth not inhibited by IUDR. Stabilzed by 1 M MgCl(2). Reciprocal relationship with type 29 has been reproted. See introductory summary also.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Recommended Host
H1-HeLa cells (ATCC CRL-1958)

Host of Choice: WI, HeLa, MRC-5 cells

Host Range: HD, HEK, stable human cell cultures and also MkK cells for some strains

WI-38 cells (ATCC CCL-75); HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); other human cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 1-7 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Name of Depositor MA Mufson
Throat, adult male

Mufson MA, et al. A description of six new Rhinoviruses of human origin. Am. J. Epidemiol. 81: 32-43, 1965. PubMed: 14246079

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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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