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
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 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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