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pMCV1-B-C1 purified plasmid DNA


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Purified plasmid DNA
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Vector information

Construct size (kb)
Intact vector size
Vector name
Type of vector
Vector information
Suggested primers for sequencing that flank BamHI site:
Primer1 (forward): 5’-CCTGCTCGCTTCGCTACTTG-3’
Primer2 (reverse): 5’-AGGCGCCAGCAACCGCACCT-3’
Insert detection

Insert information

Insert size (kb)
Insert information
Insert ends: BamHI
Source: Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV)
Genbank accession: U60315, partial
Nucleotides 1-13477 of the insert correspond to nucleotides 166008-179485 of Genbank U60315
Insert end

Handling information

Handling procedure
Plasmid can be transformed into a suitable Escherichia coli host using standard protocols and then grown on LB + 50 µg/mL of ampicillin at 37°C.
Handling notes
Restriction digests of the clone gave the following sizes (in kb): BamHI – 13.5, 3.7; BglII – 3.3, 6.3, 7.5.
–ATCC Staff


J Bugert
Cross references
GenBank U60315 Molluscum contagiosum virus subtype 1, complete genome

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Curated Citations

Bugert JJ, Darai G. Stability of molluscum contagiosum virus DNA among 184 patient isolates: evidence for variability of sequences in the terminal inverted repeats. J. Med. Virol. 33(3): 211-217, 1991. PubMed: 1880497

Melquiot NV, Bugert JJ. Preparation and use of molluscum contagiosum virus from human tissue biopsy specimens. Methods Mol. Biol. 269: 371-384, 2004. PubMed: 15114026

Senkevich TG, et al. Genome sequence of a human tumorigenic poxvirus: prediction of specific host response-evasion genes. Science 273(5276): 813-816, 1996. PubMed: 8670425

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