Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann) van Loghem (ATCC® BAA-1621D-5)

Strain Designations: Genomic DNA from strain K25 (ATCC BAA-1621**)  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Yersinia
Strain Designations Genomic DNA from strain K25 (ATCC BAA-1621**)
Isolation
**source culture ATCC BAA-1621 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1621D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
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 frozen
Shipping Information Ship on dry ice
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
This preparation of high molecular weight DNA is appropriate for use in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)* process and other molecular biology applications.
*The PCR process is covered by patents owned by Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Use of the PCR process requires a license.
**source culture ATCC BAA-1621 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1621D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection DNA
Isolation
**source culture ATCC BAA-1621 is not available for distribution.
The presence of pMT1 and pPCP1 and the absence of pCD1 in BAA-1621D-5 have been confirmed by PCR amplification of plasmid-specific sequences from extracted DNA.
References

Ferber DM, Brubaker RR. Plasmids in Yersinia pestis. Infect. Immun. 31(2): 839-841, 1981. PubMed: 7216478

Chu MC, Dong XQ, Zhou X, Garon CF. A cryptic 19-kilobase plasmid associated with U.S. isolates of Yersinia pestis: a dimer of the 9.5-kilobase plasmid. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 59(5): 679-686, 1998. PubMed: 9840581

Hare JM, McDonough KA. "High-Frequency RecA-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms of Congo Red Binding Mutations in Yersinia pestis". J. Bacteriol. 181: 4896-4904, 1999. PubMed: 10438760

Parkhill J, et al. Genome sequence of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague. Nature. 413(6855): 523-527, 2001. PubMed: 11586360

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