Escherichia coli bacteriophage Ox6 (ATCC® 15593-B1)

Strain Designations: Ox6  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Ox6 bacteriophage
Strain Designations Ox6
Host Organism
Escherichia coli strain 518 (ATCC 15593)
Sewage, Oxford, England
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 frozen
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 270: Nutrient agar with NaCl and sodium citrate
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor D Kay
Sewage, Oxford, England

Kay D, Fildes P. Hydroxymethylcytosine-containing and tryptophan-dependent bacteriophages isolated from city effluents. J. Gen. Microbiol. 27: 143-146, 1962. PubMed: 14454648

Fildes P, Kay D. The conditions which govern the adsorption of a tryptophan-dependent bacteriophage to kaolin and bacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 30: 183-191, 1963. PubMed: 13945148

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