Mesoplasma photuris Tully et al. (ATCC® 49581)

Strain Designations: PUPA-2  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acholeplasma sp.
Strain Designations PUPA-2
Gut of firefly larva, Photuris pennsylvanica, Maryland
Type Strain yes (type strain)
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 988: Spiroplasma medium SP-4
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor JG Tully
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JG Tully<<--A. Wagner
Gut of firefly larva, Photuris pennsylvanica, Maryland

Tully JG, et al. Taxonomic descriptions of eight new non-sterol-requiring mollicutes assigned to the genus Mesoplasma [published erratum appears in Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 201, 1995]. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 685-693, 1994. PubMed: 7726910

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