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Mycobacterium fallax Levy-Frebault et al. (ATCC® 35219)

Strain Designations: CIP 8139  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations CIP 8139
Produces mycolic acids mycolic acid
Seine River, France
Biosafety Level 1

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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 90: Lowenstein Jenson medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor CIP
Seine River, France

Levy-Frebault V, et al. Mycobacterium fallax sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 336-343, 1983.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29562 M.fallax 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24516 Mycobacterium fallax 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

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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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