Mycobacterium marinum Aronson (ATCC® BAA-535)

Strain Designations: M [Moffett Hospital #975973]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations M [Moffett Hospital #975973]
Application
Closely related to members of the M. tuberculosis complex, this pathogenic mycobacterial species can serve as a model for mycobacterial pathogenesis.
Isolation
Tissue samples of human lesions, approximately 1992, Clinical Lab, Moffett Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
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

Mycobacterium marinum M, complete genome

Type Strain no
Comments
This strain causes chronic granulomatous, nonlethal disease in the Leopard Frog, Rana pipiens
Genome sequenced strain
Causative agent of swimming pool granuloma or aquarium tank granuloma
Name of Depositor L Ramakrishnan
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Tissue samples of human lesions, approximately 1992, Clinical Lab, Moffett Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
References

Lalita Ramakrishnan, personal communication

Ramakrishnan L, et al. Mycobacterium marinum causes both long-term subclinical infection and acute disease in the leopard frog (Rana pipiens). Infect. Immun. 65: 767-773, 1997. PubMed: 9009340

Ramakrishnan L, Falkow S. Mycobacterium marinum persists in cultured mammalian cells in a temperature-restricted fashion.. Infect. Immun. 62: 3222-3229, 1994. PubMed: 8039892

Stinear TP, et al. Insights from the complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium marinum on the evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Genome Res. 18(5): 729-741, 2008. PubMed: 18403782

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF201682 Mycobacterium marinum phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase chain B (pheTB) gene, partial cds; and PE-PGRS homolog MAG24-1 (mag24-1), E-PGRS homolog MAG24-2 (mag24-2), and PE-PGRS homolog MAG24-3 (mag24-3) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000854 Mycobacterium marinum M, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000895 Mycobacterium marinum M plasmid pMM23, complete sequence