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Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 35401)

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Strain Designations: H10407  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations H10407
Detection of LT toxin
Detection of ctx A11
Produces heat stable toxin
Production of heat labile and heat stable enterotoxins
Food testing
Human feces
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 Serotype O78:H11
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 no
Antigenic Properties Serotype O78:H11
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Formal
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- S Formal <-- HR DuPont
Human feces

Skerman FJ, et al. Plasmid-associated enterotoxin production in a strain of Escherichia coli isolated from humans. Infect. Immun. 5: 622-624, 1972. PubMed: 4564682

Evans DJ Jr., et al. Production of vascular permeability factor by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from man. Infect. Immun. 8: 725-730, 1973. PubMed: 4584048

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli: Heat-stabile enterotoxin (human), heat-stabile enterotoxin (porcine), and heat-labile enterotoxin In: U.S. Food & Drug Administration Bacteriological analytical manual 8th ed. Gaithersburg, MD. AOAC International pp. 24.12-24.14, 1995

AOAC International Detection of Escherichia coli producing heat-labile enterotoxin. DNA colony hybridization method. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 984.34.

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Vibrio cholerae ctx A11 In: U.S. Food & Drug Administration Bacteriological analytical manua l8th ed. Gaithersburg, MD. AOAC International pp. 24.21-24.22, 1995

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110210 Sequence 943 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110239 Sequence 972 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111544 Sequence 2277 from Patent WO0123604.

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  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019