Escherichia coli bacteriophage Q-β (ATCC® 23631-B1)

Strain Designations: Q-beta  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Q-beta
Strain Designations Q-beta
Host Organism
Escherichia coli (ATCC 23631)
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 603: TYG medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ND Zinder
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- ND Zinder <-- Watanabe

Horiuchi K, Matsuhashi S. Three cistrons in bacteriophage Q beta. Virology 42: 49-60, 1970. PubMed: 4918276

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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