Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1718D-5)

Strain Designations: Genomic DNA from strain TCH959 (ATCC BAA-1718)  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Genomic DNA from strain TCH959 (ATCC BAA-1718)
Drug discovery
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
At least 5 µg in 1X TE buffer
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequencing strain
This is a reference genome strain for the Human Microbiome Project.
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.
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection DNA

Highlander SK, et al. Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol. 7: 99, 2007. PubMed: 17986343

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AASB02000000 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000732 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959 plasmid pUSA300HOUMS, complete sequence

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  • 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.
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