Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700930)

Strain Designations: 2457T  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 2457T
Emerging infectious disease and enteric research
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 2a
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Shigella flexneri 2a str. 2457T, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 2a
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor G Plunkett
Special Collection NCRR Contract

Mills JA, et al. Spontaneous insertion of an IS1-like element into the virF gene is responsible for avirulence in opaque colonial variants of Shigella flexneri 2a.. Infect. Immun. 60: 175-182, 1992. PubMed: 1309511

University of Wisconsin genome project strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE014073 Shigella flexneri 2a str. 2457T, complete genome.

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