Nostoc sp. bacteriophage N-1 (ATCC® 27893-B15)

Strain Designations: N-1 [ATCC 27347-B1]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As N-1
Strain Designations N-1 [ATCC 27347-B1]
Host Organism
Nostoc sp. strain PCC 7120 (ATCC 27893)
Characterization and replication in Nostoc muscorum
Lake Mendota, Wisconsin
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 1142: Allen and Arnon medium plus nitrate
Growth Conditions Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic under light intensity of 2,000-3,000 lux
Name of Depositor CP Wolk
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CP Wolk <-- R. Haselkorn
Lake Mendota, Wisconsin

Adolph KW, Haselkorn R. Isolation and characterization of a virus infecting the blue-green alga Nostoc muscorum. Virology 46: 200-208, 1971. PubMed: 4108613

Adolph KW, Haselkorn R. Blue-green algal virus N-1: physical properties and disassembly into structural parts. Virology 53: 427-440, 1973. PubMed: 4268208

Hu NT, et al. New Anabaena and Nostoc cyanophages from sewage settling ponds. Virology 114: 236-246, 1981. PubMed: 6269286

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