Mycoplasma hominis (ATCC® 14027)

Strain Designations: 4387  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma hominis (Freundt) Edward
Strain Designations 4387
Urethral swab from patient with non-gonococcal urethritis, Washington, DC.
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.

Antigenic Properties Type 1
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
Images 14027 Image
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Type 1
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Broth: Aerobic, Plates: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Urethral swab from patient with non-gonococcal urethritis, Washington, DC.

Somerson NL, et al. Genetic differentiation by nucleic acid homology. 3. Relationships among mycoplasma, L-forms, and bacteria. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 143: 9-20, 1967. PubMed: 5233808

Wittler RG, et al. Reversion of a pleuropneumonia-like organism to a Corynebacterium during tissue culture passage. J. Gen. Microbiol. 14: 763-774, 1956. PubMed: 13346036

Lemeke RM. The serological differentiation of Mycoplasma strains (pleuropneumonia-like organisms) from various sources. J. Hyg. 62: 199-219, 1964.

Morrison TH, et al. Conversion in vitro of a human pleuropneumonia-like organism to a Corynebacterium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 27: 265-283, 1961.

Robertson J, et al. Mycoplasma hominis: growth, reproduction, and isolation of small viable cells. J. Bacteriol. 124: 1007-1018, 1975. PubMed: 1102522

Robertson J, et al. Effect of preparatory techniques on the gross morphology of Mycoplasma hominis. J. Bacteriol. 124: 1019-1022, 1975. PubMed: 52651

O'Connell RC, et al. Serological study of a pleuropneumonia-like organism and an associated Corynebacterium species. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 27: 321-331, 1961.

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