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Morganella morganii subsp. morganii (Winslow et al.) Fulton (ATCC® 25829)

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Strain Designations: M4 [ATCC 8076d, DSM 6675, NCTC 417; AMNH 692]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Proteus morganii (Winslow et al.) Yale
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations M4 [ATCC 8076d, DSM 6675, NCTC 417; AMNH 692]
Quality control strain
Stool of infant (Providence City Hospital)
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.

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
Referred to as the type strain (J. Bacteriol. 4: 429-503, 1919). However this is not one of the strains on which Morgan based his original description of this organism, hence it cannot be designated as the type
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MJ Pelczar
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--MJ Pelczar<<--NCTC 417 <<--- AMNH 692 <<--- H. Smiley
Stool of infant (Providence City Hospital)

J. Pathol. Bacteriol. 32: 79, 1929.

Lessel EF. Status of the name Proteus morganii and designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 55-57, 1971.

Morgan HR. Upon the bacteriology of the summer diarrhoea of infants. Br. Med. J. 1: 908-912, 1906.

API Rapid ID 32 E. bioMerieux.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L34345 Morganella morganii xylitol repressor, complete cds; xylitol dehydrogenase, complete cds; xylulokinase, 5' end.

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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