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Virus Collection: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

Catalogue No.: 1805291v
Virus Name: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
ICTV Species Name: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis mammarenavirus
Also Known As: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis mammarenavirus, LCMV
Family: Arenaviridae
Genus: Mammarenavirus
Abbreviated Name: LCMV
Strain Designation: Armstrong
Nucleic Acid: Negative-sense RNA
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Genetically Modified: No
Preparation Details: Virus was grown in Vero cells (ECACC 84113001) at 1:25 dilutions in DMEM with 2% foetal bovine serum. Incubation was carried out at 37°C and 5% CO2. As virus does not produce cytopathic effects propagation in culture was monitored with qPCR.
Host Cell Types: Vero
Depositor: The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla Campus
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Quality Control: Mycoplasma Status: Negative
Storage Conditions: -80°C
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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