Escherichia coli bacteriophage M13 (ATCC® 15669-B1)

Strain Designations: M13  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As M13
Strain Designations M13
Host Organism
Escherichia coli strain Hfr D (ATCC 15669)
Sewage, 1962
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 274: Tryptone broth, 1%
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PH Hofschneider
Special Collection ATCC
Sewage, 1962

Hofschneider PH, Preuss A. M 13 bacteriophage liberation from intact bacteria as revealed by electron microscopy. J. Mol. Biol. 7: 450-451, 1963. PubMed: 14066621

. . Z. Naturforsch. Sect. C Biosci. 18: 203, 1963.

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