Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 23631)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Detection of bacteriophages
Produces derepressed levels of certain aspartate-family biosynthetic enzymes
Bacteriophage host
Water testing
Derived from existing strain, Escherichia coli strain K-12
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
Requires lysine
Medium ATCC® Medium 603: TYG medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor GD Hegeman
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- GD Hegeman <-- G. Cohen <-- F. Jacob Hfr 3000 U432
Derived from existing strain, Escherichia coli strain K-12

Methods Enzymol. 17A: 708-713, 1970.

Water quality--Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages--Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 10705-1:1995.

Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages [BS EN ISO 10705-1:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.11:1996.

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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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