Haemophilus aegyptius (Trevisan) Pittman and Davis (ATCC® 11116)

Strain Designations: 180-a [NCTC 8502]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 180-a [NCTC 8502]
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeI
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeII
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeIII
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Biogroup aegyptius
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
Antigenic Properties Biogroup aegyptius
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor M Pittman

Pittman M, Davis DJ. Identification of the Koch-Weeks bacillus (H. aegyptius). J. Bacteriol. 59: 413-426, 1950.

Brenner DJ, et al. Biochemical, genetic, and epidemiologic characterization of Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius (Haemophilus aegyptius) strains associated with Brazilian purpuric fever. J. Clin. Microbiol. 26: 1524-1534, 1988. PubMed: 3262623

. . J. Bacteriol. 59: 427-431, 1950.

Roberts RJ, et al. A second specific endonuclease from Haemophilus aegyptius. J. Mol. Biol. 91: 121-123, 1975. PubMed: 171410

Middleton JH, et al. Specific fragments of phi X174 deoxyribonucleic acid produced by a restriction enzyme from Haemophilus aegyptius, endonuclease Z. J. Virol. 10: 42-50, 1972. PubMed: 4537735

Mann MB, Smith HO. Specificity of Hpa II and Hae III DNA methylases. Nucleic Acids Res. 4: 4211-4221, 1977. PubMed: 600794

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X05519 Haemophilus aegypticus ATCC 11116 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D00109 Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius 5S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF385404 Haemophilus influenzae biotype aegyptius Las (las) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY362905 Haemophilus aegyptius strain CCUG 25716 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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