Influenza A virus (H3N2) (ATCC® VR-776)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Deposited As Influenza A virus
Agent Influenza A virus (H3N2)
Strain A/Alice
Influenza 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.

derived from MRC-2 (recombinant)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Resistant to serum inhibitors; carries strain A / England / 42 / 72 antigenicity (H(3)N(2)).
Effect on Host
Hemagglutination activity
Recommended Host
10 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation
chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Hemagglutination activity
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
derived from MRC-2 (recombinant)

Peetermans J. Live influenza virus vaccines and preparation thereof. US Patent 3,953,592 dated Apr 27 1976

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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