Haemophilus aegyptius (Trevisan) Pittman and Davis (ATCC® 11116)

Strain Designations: 180-a [NCTC 8502]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 180-a [NCTC 8502]
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeI
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeII
Produces restriction endonuclease HaeIII
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.

Antigenic Properties Biogroup aegyptius
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
Antigenic Properties Biogroup aegyptius
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor M Pittman

Pittman M, Davis DJ. Identification of the Koch-Weeks bacillus (H. aegyptius). J. Bacteriol. 59: 413-426, 1950.

Brenner DJ, et al. Biochemical, genetic, and epidemiologic characterization of Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius (Haemophilus aegyptius) strains associated with Brazilian purpuric fever. J. Clin. Microbiol. 26: 1524-1534, 1988. PubMed: 3262623

. . J. Bacteriol. 59: 427-431, 1950.

Roberts RJ, et al. A second specific endonuclease from Haemophilus aegyptius. J. Mol. Biol. 91: 121-123, 1975. PubMed: 171410

Middleton JH, et al. Specific fragments of phi X174 deoxyribonucleic acid produced by a restriction enzyme from Haemophilus aegyptius, endonuclease Z. J. Virol. 10: 42-50, 1972. PubMed: 4537735

Mann MB, Smith HO. Specificity of Hpa II and Hae III DNA methylases. Nucleic Acids Res. 4: 4211-4221, 1977. PubMed: 600794

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

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X05519 Haemophilus aegypticus ATCC 11116 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D00109 Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius 5S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF385404 Haemophilus influenzae biotype aegyptius Las (las) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY362905 Haemophilus aegyptius strain CCUG 25716 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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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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