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Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® 12600)

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Strain Designations: NCTC 8532 [IAM 12544, R. Hugh 2605]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NCTC 8532 [IAM 12544, R. Hugh 2605]
Media testing
Quality control strain
Enteric Research
Pleural fluid
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 3
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 yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype 3
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Pleural fluid

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 8: 154, 1958.

Hugh R, Ellis MA. The neotype strain for Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow 1908), Evans 1916. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 231-239, 1968.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

GP2 MicroPlate. Biolog.

Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxins. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-39, 2001

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68417 S.aureus gene for 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68425 S.aureus gene for 23S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ000472 Staphylococcus aureus catalase gene, strain ATCC12600.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37597 Staphylococcus aureus 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L11530 Staphylococcus aureus transfer RNA sequence with two rRNAs.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D00730 S. aureus glutamic acid specific protease (EC gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06451 Staphylococcus aureus proline permease homolog (putP) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF195962 Staphylococcus aureus strain ATCC 12600 UvrA and HprK genes, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF235026 Staphylococcus aureus pyruvate dehydrogenase beta subunit PdhB (pdhB) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L36472 Staphylococcus aureus lysyl-tRNA sythetase gene, complete cds, transfer RNA (tRNA) genes, 5S ribosomal RNA (5S rRNA) gene, 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene, 23S ribosomal RNA (23S rRNA) gene.

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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