Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage SP8 (ATCC® 15563-B1)

Strain Designations: SP8  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As SP8 bacteriophage
Strain Designations SP8
Host Organism
Bacillus subtilis strain Marburg (ATCC 15563)
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 648: Penassay broth (Antibiotic Medium 3) with 0.001 M Mg++
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PF Davison
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PF Davison <-- J. Marmur

Davison PF. The structure of bacteriophage SP8. Virology 21: 146-151, 1963. PubMed: 14070167

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  • 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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