Vibrio cholerae (ATCC® 55057)

Strain Designations: CVD109  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Classification Eltor biovar
Strain Designations CVD109
Sensitive to mercury
Used to produce attenuated vaccine strain against cholera
Enteric Research
Waterborne pathogen research
Mutant derived from strain E7946, ATCC 55056
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Attenuated vaccine strain lacking ctx and zot genes and the A and B subunits of cholera toxin
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor University of Maryland School of Medicine, JB Kaper, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Mutant derived from strain E7946, ATCC 55056

Fasano A, et al. Method of isolating restriction fragment deletions in Vibrio cholerae, and products thereof. US Patent 5,470,729 dated Nov 28 1995

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