Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf) Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 25618)

Strain Designations: H37Rv  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Strain Designations H37Rv
Bacteriophage host
Produces polysaccharides
Produces a polysaccharide immunotherapeutic agent
Emerging infectious disease research
Respiratory research
Derived from existing strain
New York, United States
Isolation date: 1934
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 3
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv complete genome; segment 7/13.

Type Strain no
Exhibits class A beta-lactamase activity
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor AG Karlson, Trudeau Mycobacterial Culture Collection - TMC
Derived from existing strain
New York, United States
Isolation date: 1934
Year of Origin 1934

Maruyama C. Immunotherapeutic agent for tumors comprising lipopolysaccharide as an active component. US Patent 4,394,502 dated Jul 19 1983

. . J. Exp. Med. 60: 515-540, 1934.

Runyon EH, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis and M. microti species descriptions. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., I Abt., Orig. 204: 405-413, 1967.

Klemens SP, et al. Therapy of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: lessons from studies with mice. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 37: 2344-2347, 1993. PubMed: 8285617

Newton GL, et al. Distribution of thiols in microorganisms: mycothiol is a major thiol in most actinomycetes. J. Bacteriol. 178: 1990-1995, 1996. PubMed: 8606174

Li Z, et al. Rapid detection of Mycobacterium avium in stool samples from AIDS patients by immunomagnetic PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 1903-1907, 1996. PubMed: 8818878

Hackbarth CJ, et al. Cloning and sequence analysis of a class A beta-lactamase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Ra. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 41: 1182-1185, 1997. PubMed: 9145897

derived from E.R. Baldwin's human-lung isolate H37 by W. Steenken

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX842578 Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv complete genome; segment 7/13.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06258 Mycobacterium tuberculosis ATCC 25618 catalase (katG) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AL123456 Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv complete genome.

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