Marmot herpesvirus (ATCC® VR-1316)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Rhadinovirus (Tentative species in the genus)  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, Rhadinovirus (Tentative species in the genus)
Agent Marmot herpesvirus
Strain HW99
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Wild woodchuck hepatocyte culture, Pennsylvania
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70° or colder
Comments
Does not replicate in Hep3B, PrRbK, BSC-1. Does not appear to cause clinical disease in woodchucks, mice, hamsters or guinea pigs.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and detachment)
Recommended Host
OMK cells (ATCC CRL-1556)
woodchuck; WCH-17 (woodchuck hepatoma in tissue culture); owl monkey kidney cells; baby hamster kidney cells; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81); CRFK cells (ATCC CCL-94)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 4-6 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and detachment)
Name of Depositor EM Schechter
Source
Wild woodchuck hepatocyte culture, Pennsylvania
References

Schechter EM, et al. Characterization of a herpesvirus isolated from woodchuck hepatocytes. J. Gen. Virol. 69: 1591-1599, 1988. PubMed: 2839596

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