Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1718D-5)

Strain Designations: Genomic DNA from strain TCH959 (ATCC BAA-1718)  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Genomic DNA from strain TCH959 (ATCC BAA-1718)
Drug discovery
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
At least 5 µg in 1X TE buffer
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequencing strain
This is a reference genome strain for the Human Microbiome Project.
This preparation of high molecular weight DNA is appropriate for use in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)* process and other molecular biology applications.
*The PCR process is covered by patents owned by Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Use of the PCR process requires a license.
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection DNA

Highlander SK, et al. Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol. 7: 99, 2007. PubMed: 17986343

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AASB02000000 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000732 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959 plasmid pUSA300HOUMS, complete sequence

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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