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20 Strain Even Mix Whole Cell Material (ATCC® MSA-2002)

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5% Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC 17978)
5% Actinomyces odontolyticus (ATCC 17982)
5% Bacillus cereus (ATCC 10987)
5% Bacteroides vulgatus (ATCC 8482)
5% Bifidobacterium adolescentis (ATCC 15703)
5% Clostridium beijerinckii (ATCC 35702)
5% Cutibacterium acnes (ATCC 11828)
5% Deinococcus radiodurans (ATCC BAA-816)
5% Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC 47077)
5% Escherichia coli (ATCC 700926)
5% Helicobacter pylori (ATCC 700392)
5% Lactobacillus gasseri (ATCC 33323)
5% Neisseria meningitidis (ATCC BAA-335)
5% Porphyromonas gingivalis (ATCC 33277)
5% Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 9027)
5% Rhodobacter sphaeroides (ATCC 17029)
5% Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC BAA-1556)
5% Staphylococcus epidermidis (ATCC 12228)
5% Streptococcus agalactiae (ATCC BAA-611)
5% Streptococcus mutans (ATCC 700610)
Applications ATCC® Microbiome Standards enable the optimization of metagenomics workflows and microbiome research applications, providing reliable comparative data while improving assay consistency.
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.

Comments ATCC® Microbiome Standards are mock microbial communities that mimic mixed metagenomic samples. This product is prepared as a mixture of whole cells and comprises fully sequenced, characterized, and authenticated ATCC Genuine Cultures® that were selected based on relevant phenotypic and genotypic attributes, such as Gram stain, GC content, genome size, and spore formation. Each order for this product is provided with access to run 5 analyses on One Codex, the leading bioinformatics platform for microbial genomics and metagenomics.

Specification Range: 4x107 cells/vial ± 1 log*
*Whole cell concentrations indicate ATCC manufacturing specifications and are provided as a reference only
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions 2°C to 8°C
Intended Use

Purchase of this product will include limited use access to the One Codex platform for metagenomic analysis of ATCC microbiome products. By purchasing this product, you consent and agree to allow ATCC to securely transfer sales and end users’ data related to this product to One Codex. Provision of One Codex access, storage, management of sequencing data, and the interpretation and accuracy of analytical results provided by One Codex are the responsibility of One Codex and not ATCC. End users should visit for their complementary metagenomic data analysis.

One Codex
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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  1. ATCC Microbiome Standard - How to Perform an Analysis with One Codex

    Date Updated: 7/12/2019