African green monkey polyomavirus (ATCC® VR-961)

Classification: Polyomaviridae, Polyomavirus  /  Product Format: frozen 1.0 mL per vial

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Classification Polyomaviridae, Polyomavirus
Deposited As Lymphotropic papovavirus
Agent African green monkey polyomavirus
Strain AGM-LPV
Common Name B-lymphotropic polyomavirus, AGMPyV
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 1.0 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Detect by indirect fluorescent antibody
Recommended Host
BJAB cells (B-lymphoblastoid human cell line)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 4-10 days
Effect on Host
Detect by indirect fluorescent antibody
Name of Depositor KK Takemoto, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Special Collection ATCC
Source Lymph node culture from asymptomatic African green monkey

zur Hausen H, Gissmann L. Lymphotropic papovaviruses isolated from African green monkey and human cells. Med. Microbiol. Immunol. (Berl) 167: 137-153, 1979. PubMed: 226854

Takemoto KK, et al. Biological and biochemical studies of African green monkey lymphotropic papovavirus. J. Virol. 42: 502-509, 1982. PubMed: 7086969

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : K02562.2 African green monkey polyomavirus, complete genome

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