bacteriophage P22 (ATCC® 97540)

Strain Designations: P22 [Argo4]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations P22 [Argo4]
Application
Potential bacteremia therapeutic agent
This is one of six bacteriophage strains deposited at the ATCC® (97537™-97539™ are lambda strains and 97540™-97542™ are P22 strains) that remain in the mouse circulatory system for long periods of time. They are potential therapeutic agents for bacteremias.
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 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
Comments
Recommendation for recovery of bacteriophage is to adsorb lysate to overnight grown S. Typhimurium LT2 at 37°C for 18 minutes, plate adsorbtion mixture onto LB agar plates, and then incubate overnight at 37°C.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1065: LB Agar/Broth, Miller
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor National Institutes of Health/NIMH, CR Merril, National Institutes of Health/NIMH
References

Merril CR, et al. Long-circulating bacteriophage as antibacterial agents. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93: 3188-3192, 1996. PubMed: 8622911

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