(ATCC® 37509)

Organism: Onchocerca volvulus, nematode  /  Clone Type: Library  /  Depositors: JE Donelson

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GenBank Definition

Onchocerca volvulus Ov-9 recombinant antigen mRNA, complete mRNA.

Onchocerca volvulus glutathione S-transferase pi class mRNA, complete cds.

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Species Onchocerca volvulus, nematode
Depositors JE Donelson
Genome Equivalent: 0.0
Biosafety Level 1

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.

Shipping Information Distributed: frozen (volume: 0.2 ml)
The collection sites include a forest region in Guatemala; a savannah region in Mali; a savannah region near the town of Touboro, Cameroun; and a rain forest area near Kumba, Cameroun.
For samples from Guatemala, Mali, Touboro and Kumba, respectively: Non-recombinants (%): 14, 12, 9, 4; Coverage: 1.0x10(7), 1.0x10(7), 1.0x10(7), 4.0x10(6); Titer: 3.3x10(10), 2.0x10(9), 4.5x10(9), 3.5x10(9).
Distributed as a set of four samples, with the difference between samples being the site of collection of Onchocerca volvulus.
Ampule 1 is from Guatemala, 2 from Mali, 3 from Touboro and 4 from Kumba.

Donelson JE, et al. Construction of Onchocerca volvulus cDNA libraries and partial characterization of the cDNA for a major antigen. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 31: 241-250, 1988. PubMed: 2464764