Neisseria elongata subsp. elongata Bovre and Holten (ATCC® 25295)

Strain Designations: NCTC 10660  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCTC 10660
Human nasopharynx
Biosafety Level 1

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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor NCTC
Human nasopharynx

Bovre K, Holten E. Neisseria elongata sp.nov., a rod-shaped member of the genus Neisseria. Re-evaluation of cell shape as a criterion in classification. J. Gen. Microbiol. 60: 67-75, 1970. PubMed: 5488467

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109391 Sequence 124 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110016 Sequence 749 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L06171 Neisseria elongata 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF205570 Neisseria elongata aspartate b-semialdehyde dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

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