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Mycobacterium porcinum Tsukamura et al. (ATCC® 33776)

Strain Designations: E10241-1 [CIP 105392, DSM 44242, JCM 6378, W7701]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations E10241-1 [CIP 105392, DSM 44242, JCM 6378, W7701]
Isolation Clinical specimen - animal, swine lymph node, Japan, 1973
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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 yes
Name of Depositor M Tsukamura
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- M Tsukamura <-- H. Nemoto
Isolation Clinical specimen - animal, swine lymph node, Japan, 1973
Year of Origin 1973

Tsukamura M, et al. Mycobacterium porcinum sp. nov., a porcine pathogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 162-165, 1983.

Schinsky MF, et al. Taxonomic variation in the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant complex: description of Mycobacterium boenickei sp. nov., Mycobacterium houstonense sp. nov., Mycobacterium neworleansense sp. nov. and Mycobacterium brisbanense sp. nov. and recognition of Mycobacterium porcinum from human clinical isolates.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 1653-1667, 2004. PubMed: 15388725

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24541 Mycobacterium porcinum 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF480588 Mycobacterium porcinum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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