Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-255)

Strain Designations: R6  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations R6
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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

Streptococcus pneumoniae R6, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Non-virulent strain
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor J Hoskins
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- J Hoskins <-- A Tomasz

Avery OT, et al. Studies on the chemical nature of the substance inducing transformation of the pneumococcal types. J. Exp. Med. 79: 137-158, 1944.

Hoskins J, et al. Genome of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae strain R6. J. Bacteriol. 183: 5709-5717, 2001. PubMed: 11544234

Cortes PR, et al. Characterization of in vitro-generated and clinical optochin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from Argentina. J. Clin. Microbiol. 46: 1930-1934, 2008.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE007317 Streptococcus pneumoniae R6, complete genome.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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