Neisseria flavescens Branham (ATCC® 13120)

Strain Designations: N 155  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations N 155
Produces restriction endonucleases NflAI and NflAII.
Spinal fluid from patient with fatal meningitis, Illinois
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.

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
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere:  5% CO2
Name of Depositor SE Branham
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- SE Branham <-- Chicago Dept. Hlth. 34A
Spinal fluid from patient with fatal meningitis, Illinois

Branham SE. A new meningococcus-like organism (Neisseria flavescens m. sp.) from epidemic meningitis. Public Health Rep. 45: 845-849, 1930.

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 8: 1-15, 1958.

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110017 Sequence 750 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L06168 Neisseria flavescens 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF205571 Neisseria flavescens aspartate b-semialdehyde dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

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