Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700930)

Strain Designations: 2457T  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 2457T
Emerging infectious disease and enteric research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 2a
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Shigella flexneri 2a str. 2457T, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 2a
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor G Plunkett
Special Collection NCRR Contract

Mills JA, et al. Spontaneous insertion of an IS1-like element into the virF gene is responsible for avirulence in opaque colonial variants of Shigella flexneri 2a.. Infect. Immun. 60: 175-182, 1992. PubMed: 1309511

University of Wisconsin genome project strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE014073 Shigella flexneri 2a str. 2457T, complete genome.

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