Mycobacterium smegmatis (Trevisan) Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 19420)

Strain Designations: NCTC 8159 [Cornell 3]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCTC 8159 [Cornell 3]
Quality control strain
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 yes
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- RE Gordon <-- Hagan <-- Alvarez and Tavel

Holmes B. Proposal to conserve the specific epithet liquefaciens over the specific epithet proteamaculans in the name of the organism currently known as Serratia liquefaciens (Grimes and Hennerty 1931) Bascomb et al. 1971. Request for an opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 220-222, 1980.

Hoppe HC, et al. Identification of phosphatidylinositol mannoside as a mycobacterial adhesin mediating both direct and opsonic binding to nonphagocytic mammalian cells. Infect. Immun. 65: 3896-3905, 1997. PubMed: 9284169

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

Sensititre™ Mycobacterium Susceptibility. Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ Systems, Trek Diagnostic Systems.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ131761 Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA gene, strain ATCC 19420.

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  • 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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