Escherichia coli bacteriophage Q-β (ATCC® 23631-B1)

Strain Designations: Q-beta  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Q-beta
Strain Designations Q-beta
Host Organism Escherichia coli (ATCC 23631)
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 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
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 603: TYG medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ND Zinder
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- ND Zinder <-- Watanabe

Horiuchi K, Matsuhashi S. Three cistrons in bacteriophage Q beta. Virology 42: 49-60, 1970. PubMed: 4918276

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