Murine leukemia virus (ATCC® VR-1451)

Classification: Retroviridae,Gammaretrovirus,Mammalian virus group  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Retroviridae,Gammaretrovirus,Mammalian virus group
Agent Murine leukemia virus
Strain NFS th-1
Common Name Murine leukemia virus
Positive for Mycoplasma Yes
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Typical type C retrovirus. Although derived from endogenous sequences of inbred mice, does not exogenously infect mouse cells except certain cells of wild mouse origin such as M dunni.
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Liquid nitrogen
Comments
This preparation has tested positive for Mycoplasma contamination.
Typical type C retrovirus. Although derived from endogenous sequences of inbred mice, does not exogenously infect mouse cells except certain cells of wild mouse origin such as M dunni.
xenotropic
Effect on Host
No, in vitro effects: CPE on mouse cells
No CPE, foci formation on MiCL1 cells (ATCC CCL-64.1) and plaque formation on PG-4 cells (ATCC CRL-2032).
Yes, in vitro effects: focus formation on MiCL1 cells (ATCC CCL-64.1)
Yes, in vitro effects: plaque formation on PG-4 cells (ATCC CRL-2032)
Effect on Host
No, in vitro effects: CPE on mouse cells
No CPE, foci formation on MiCL1 cells (ATCC CCL-64.1) and plaque formation on PG-4 cells (ATCC CRL-2032).
Yes, in vitro effects: focus formation on MiCL1 cells (ATCC CCL-64.1)
Yes, in vitro effects: plaque formation on PG-4 cells (ATCC CRL-2032)
Name of Depositor JW Hartley
Special Collection ATCC
References

Buckler CE, et al. Cloning and characterization of an envelope-specific probe from xenotropic murine leukemia proviral DNA. J. Virol. 41: 228-236, 1982. PubMed: 6283115