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NR-50549  Human coronavirus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), EMC/2012, Irradiated Infected Cell Lysate
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Description: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), EMC/2012, Irradiated Infected Cell Lysate
Organism: Human coronavirus
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
Contributor: RAM Fouchier, BL Haagmans
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.

A crude preparation of Vero E6 cells (ATCC ® CRL 1586™) infected with MERS CoV, EMC/2012 was gamma irradiated (5 x 106 RADs) on dry ice followed by sonication.

MERS-CoV, EMC/2012 was isolated from a man with pneumonia in Saudi Arabia. The complete genome of MERS-CoV, EMC/2012 has been sequenced (GenBank: JX869059).

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of irradiated cell lysate and supernatant from Vero E6 cells (ATCC ® CRL 1586™) infected with MERS-CoV, EMC/2012. The vial should be centrifuged prior to opening.

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: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV), EMC/2012, Irradiated Infected Cell Lysate, NR-50549."
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