Mycoplasma hominis (ATCC® 14027)

Strain Designations: 4387  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma hominis (Freundt) Edward
Strain Designations 4387
Urethral swab from patient with non-gonococcal urethritis, Washington, DC.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Type 1
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
Images 14027 Image
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Type 1
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Broth: Aerobic, Plates: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Urethral swab from patient with non-gonococcal urethritis, Washington, DC.

Somerson NL, et al. Genetic differentiation by nucleic acid homology. 3. Relationships among mycoplasma, L-forms, and bacteria. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 143: 9-20, 1967. PubMed: 5233808

Wittler RG, et al. Reversion of a pleuropneumonia-like organism to a Corynebacterium during tissue culture passage. J. Gen. Microbiol. 14: 763-774, 1956. PubMed: 13346036

Lemeke RM. The serological differentiation of Mycoplasma strains (pleuropneumonia-like organisms) from various sources. J. Hyg. 62: 199-219, 1964.

Morrison TH, et al. Conversion in vitro of a human pleuropneumonia-like organism to a Corynebacterium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 27: 265-283, 1961.

Robertson J, et al. Mycoplasma hominis: growth, reproduction, and isolation of small viable cells. J. Bacteriol. 124: 1007-1018, 1975. PubMed: 1102522

Robertson J, et al. Effect of preparatory techniques on the gross morphology of Mycoplasma hominis. J. Bacteriol. 124: 1019-1022, 1975. PubMed: 52651

O'Connell RC, et al. Serological study of a pleuropneumonia-like organism and an associated Corynebacterium species. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 27: 321-331, 1961.

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