Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700926)

Strain Designations: MG1655  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations MG1655
Isolation
Derived from parent strain W1485 by acridine orange curing of the F plasmid
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Antigenic Properties Serotype OR:H48:K-
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
Genotype F- lambda- ilvG- rfb-50 rph-1
Genome Sequenced Strain

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype OR:H48:K-
Comments
University of Wisconsin Genome project strain

Medium ATCC® Medium 2511: M9 Minimal Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype F- lambda- ilvG- rfb-50 rph-1
Name of Depositor G Plunkett
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- G Plunkett <-- M Berlyn <-- M Guyer
Isolation
Derived from parent strain W1485 by acridine orange curing of the F plasmid
References

Blattner FR, et al. The complete genome sequence of Escherichia coli K-12. Science 277: 1453-1462, 1997. PubMed: 9278503

Guy Plunkett, personal communication

Freddolino PL, Amini S, and S Tavazoie. Newly Identified Genetic Variations in Common Escherichia coli MG1655 Stock Cultures. J. Bacteriol. 194(2): 303-306, 2012. PubMed: 22081388

Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : U00096 Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, complete genome