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Virus Collection: SARS coronavirus 2

Catalogue No.: 2112101V
Virus Name: SARS coronavirus 2
ICTV Species Name: Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus
Family: Coronaviridae
Genus: Betacoronavirus
Abbreviated Name: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant
Strain Designation: Omicron
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Genetically Modified: No
Preparation Details: 0.5 ml volumes of virus in 1.8 ml tubes
GenBank Reference: The genbank reference is: OM003685.1
Strain was identified as clade 21K (Omicron lineage B.1.1.529) through the Nextclade website
Originally Isolated: Clinical sample, isolated on Vero cells
Depositor: UKHSA
Quality Control: Mycoplasma status: negative
Storage Conditions: Less than -70°C
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections represent deposits of cultures from world-wide sources. While every effort is made to ensure details distributed by Culture Collections are accurate, Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data supplied. Passage numbers where given act only as a guide and Culture Collections does not guarantee the passage number stated will be the passage number received by the customer.

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