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NR-21738.1  Monkeypox virus, Zaire 79 (V79-I-005) CDC, Animal Challenge Pool
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Description: Zaire 79 (V79-I-005) CDC, Animal Challenge Pool
Organism: Monkeypox virus
Biosafety Level: 3
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
Contributor: IK Damon
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

The complete genomic sequence of monkeypox virus, Zaire 79 has been determined (GenBank: DQ011155). NR-21738.1 is similar to NR-2324 except that the production method was modified in order to obtain a more concentrated and higher titer virus.

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of clarified and concentrated cell lysate and supernatant from African green monkey cells (MA-104 Clone 1; BEI Resources NR-595; also available as ATCC ® CRL-2378.1™) infected with monkeypox virus, Zaire 79.

Vaccination is recommended for laboratory staff manipulating vaccinia, monkeypox, or cowpox viruses [CDC/NIH Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th ed, 2009].

Additional information and tools are available at ViPR (Virus Pathogen Resource).
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Monkeypox Virus, Zaire 79 (V79-I-005) CDC, Animal Challenge Pool, NR-21738.1."
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