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NR-2324  Monkeypox virus, Zaire 79 (V79-I-005)
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Description: Zaire 79 (V79-I-005)
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.

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of 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].

The level of production documentation for this material may not support its use in preclinical animal studies for product licensure. Please consider carefully whether or not this item is acceptable for your intended use.

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), NR-2324."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Barnewall, R. E., et al. "Inhalational Monkeypox Virus Infection in Cynomolgus Macaques." Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 2 (2012). PubMed: 23061051.

Hatch, G. J., et al. "Assessment of the Protective Effect of Imvamune and Acam2000 Vaccines against Aerosolized Monkeypox Virus in Cynomolgus Macaques." J. Virol. 87 (2013): 7805-7815. PubMed: 23658452.

Nalca, A., et al. "Experimental Infection of Cynomolgus Macaques (Macaca fascicularis) with Aerosolized Monkeypox Virus." PloS One 5 (2010): e12880. PubMed: 20862223.

Verreault, D., et al. "Susceptibility of Monkeypox Virus Aerosol Suspensions in a Rotating Chamber." J. Virol. Methods 187 (2013): 333-337. PubMed: 23142251.
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