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Mycobacterium smegmatis (Trevisan) Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 607)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Assay of bleomycin
Bacteriophage host
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
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
Bacteriophage host
Membrane lipids
Parent of ATCC 700738
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RD Herrold
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RD Herrold <-- F Novy (original Koch strain of Bacillus tuberculosis)

Gordon RE, Smith MM. Rapidly growing, acid fast bacteria. I. Species' descriptions of Mycobacterium phlei Lehmann and Neumann and Mycobacterium smegmatis (Trevisan) Lehmann and Neumann. J. Bacteriol. 66: 41-48, 1953. PubMed: 13069464

Science 75: 513, 1932.

Science 105: 435, 1947.

. . Am. Rev. Tuberc. 58: 697, 1948.

. . Curr. Microbiol. 7: 49-51, 1982.

British Pharmacopoeia Commission Biological assay of antibiotics. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XIV A, 2003

European Pharmacopoeia Commission Microbiological assay of antibiotics. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 2.7.2, 1997

U.S. Pharmacopeia General Chapters; <81> Antibiotics-Microbial Assays. Rockville, MD: U.S. Pharmacopeia; USP USP34-NF29, 2011

Microbial assay for antibiotics. Tokyo, Japan:Japanese Pharmacopoeia;JP JP14e.part I.34.

Charlotte M McCarthy, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60513 M.smegmatis gltA gene for citrate synthase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U07954 Mycobacterium smegmatis ATCC 607 16S rRNA gene, 5' untranslated region.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH000830 Mycobacterium smegmatis ATCC 607 16S rRNA gene, 5' untranslated region.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U07955 Mycobacterium smegmatis ATCC 607 intergenic region between 16S and 23S rRNA genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U87307 Mycobacterium smegmatis extracytoplasmic function alternative sigma factor (sigE) gene, complete cds.

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