Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 23716)

Strain Designations: EMG 2: K (lambda)  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations EMG 2: K (lambda)
ELISA standard
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1

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® yes
Genotype K-12 wild type
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype K-12 wild type
Name of Depositor RC Clowes
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RC Clowes <-- Microb. Genet. Res. Unit, London

German standard methods for the examination of water, waste water and sludge--Microbiological methods (group K) - Part 9: Determination of enterobacterial common antigen (ECA) for the detection of lactose-fermenting enterobacteriaceae (K 9). Berlin, Germany:Deutsches Institut fur Normung;DIN DIN 38411-9: 2001, 2001

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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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