Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann) van Loghem (ATCC® BAA-1614D-5)

Strain Designations: Genomic DNA from strain Kuma (ATCC BAA-1614**)  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Yersinia
Strain Designations Genomic DNA from strain Kuma (ATCC BAA-1614**)
Isolation
**source culture ATCC BAA-1614 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1614D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
This preparation of high molecular weight DNA is appropriate for use in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)* process and other molecular biology applications.
*The PCR process is covered by patents owned by Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Use of the PCR process requires a license.
**source culture ATCC BAA-1614 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1614D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection DNA
Isolation
**source culture ATCC BAA-1614 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1614D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
References

Ferber DM, Brubaker RR. Plasmids in Yersinia pestis. Infect. Immun. 31(2): 839-841, 1981. PubMed: 7216478

Chu MC, Dong XQ, Zhou X, Garon CF. A cryptic 19-kilobase plasmid associated with U.S. isolates of Yersinia pestis: a dimer of the 9.5-kilobase plasmid. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 59(5): 679-686, 1998. PubMed: 9840581

Hare JM, McDonough KA. "High-Frequency RecA-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms of Congo Red Binding Mutations in Yersinia pestis". J. Bacteriol. 181: 4896-4904, 1999. PubMed: 10438760

Parkhill J, et al. Genome sequence of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague. Nature. 413(6855): 523-527, 2001. PubMed: 11586360

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