Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers
Bacterial strain derived from existing strain
Bacterial strain derived from existing strain
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Colonies are circular, undulate, transparent, and glistening. Cells are non-motile, small to medium rods.
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Hill RF, Feiner RR. Further studies of ultraviolet-sensitive mutants of Escherichia coli strain B. J. Gen. Microbiol. 35: 105-114, 1964. PubMed: 14171254
derived from ATCC 23226