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Genomic RNA from Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 (ATCC® VR-1991D)

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Product Format: frozen 100 µL per vial

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Agent Genomic RNA from Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2
Strain Hong Kong/VM20001061/2020
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Applications ATCC® Genuine Nucleics can be used for assay development, verification, validation, monitoring of day-to-day test variation, and lot-to-lot performance of molecular-based assays. The quantitative format allows for the generation of a standard curve for quantitative PCR (qPCR) to determine viral load.
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen 100 µL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder

Due to high demand, this product is limited to 20 per organization.

Genomic RNA isolated from a preparation of Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 strain 2019-nCoV/Hong Kong/VM20001061/2020.

Note: The SARS-Related Coronavirus 2, isolate Hong Kong/VM20001061/2020, passage 6 sequence shows 7 sequence variants (6 with single nucleotide polymorphisms and one 27-base pair deletion in the ORF6 region) compared to the SARS-Related Coronavirus 2, isolate Hong Kong/VM20001061/2020 (GISAID: EPI_ISL_412028). The variations were detected by whole genome sequencing. The sequence is available on the ATCC Genome Portal.

Genomic RNA from SARS-CoV-2 must be handled at BSL-2 containment.

Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was deposited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Genomic RNA from SARS-Related Coronavirus 2, Isolate Hong Kong/VM20001061/2020, NR-52288."
Name of Depositor CDC
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019