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Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 11303)

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Strain Designations: B [CIP 103914, NCIB 11595, NRC 745]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations B [CIP 103914, NCIB 11595, NRC 745]
Bacteriophage host
Produces aspartate transaminase aspartate aminotransferase
Testing of aerosol containment on cell sorters
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® yes
Type Strain no
Readily produces colonial mutants.
T cell rosette test
Name of Depositor SE Luria

Orye E, et al. A new, simple and rapid method for enumerating human T lymphocytes in full blood: the E. coli (ATCC 11303) Rosette test. J. Immunol. Methods 60: 369-377, 1983. PubMed: 6189915

Wood LL, Carlton GJ. Process for preparing phenylalanine. US Patent 4,710,467 dated Dec 1 1987

Schmid I, et al. Biosafety guidelines for sorting of unfixed cells. Cytometry 28: 99-117, 1997. PubMed: 9181299

Bacteriophage-based detection methods. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-10.72, 2001

8310 B: Growth inhibition test with freshwater ciliate Colpidium campylum. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 2005 APHA8310 - Ciliated Protozoa;.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019