Sendai virus (ATCC® VR-105)

Classification: Paramyxoviridae, Respirovirus  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Paramyxoviridae, Respirovirus
Deposited As Influenza D (Sendai) virus type 1
Agent Sendai virus
Strain Sendai/52
Common Name Murine parainfluenza 1
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.

Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs, 10 days
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor MT Coleman, RQ Robinson, Centers for Disease and Prevention
Special Collection ATCC
Source Lung material from fatal case of newborn pneumonitis, Japan, 1952

Andrewes CH, et al. Para-influenza viruses 1, 2, and 3: Suggested names for recently described myxoviruses. Virology 8: 129-130, 1959. PubMed: 13669331

Jensen KE, et al. Serologic evidence of American experience with newborn pneumonits virus (type Sendai). J. Immunol. 75: 71-77, 1955. PubMed: 13242805

Kuroya M, Ishida N. Newborn virus pneumonitis (type Sendai). II. The isolation of a new virus possessing hemagglutinin activity. Yokohama Med. Bull. 4: 217-233, 1953. PubMed: 13137076

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