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

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.

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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  • 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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