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NR-51388   Human Astrovirus Type 1, Oxford
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Description: Human Astrovirus Type 1, Oxford
Organism: Human Astrovirus
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
Contributor: J Vinjé
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.

Human astrovirus type 1 (HAstV1), Oxford was isolated from the stool of a human with acute gastroenteritis in Oxford, United Kingdom.

The complete genome of HAstV1, Oxford has been sequenced (GenBank: MK059949). In order to remove contaminating mycoplasma, the second viral passage at BEI Resources was performed by polyethylenimine-mediated transfection of extracted viral RNA.

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of cell lysate and supernatant from human colon adenocarcinoma cells infected with HAstV1.

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: Human Astrovirus Type 1, Oxford, NR-51388.”
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