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Moraxella nonliquefaciens (Scarlett) Bovre (ATCC® 19975)

Strain Designations: 4663/62 [CCUG 348, DSM 6327, NCTC 10464]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Moraxella nonliquefaciens (Scarlett) Lwoff
Strain Designations 4663/62 [CCUG 348, DSM 6327, NCTC 10464]
Produces restriction endonuclease MnoI
Produces restriction endonuclease MnoII
Produces restriction endonuclease MnoIII
Nose swab
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.

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
Medium ATCC® Medium 4: Rabbit blood agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor SD Henriksen
Nose swab

Bovre K, Henriksen SD. A new Moraxella species, Moraxella osloensis, and a revised description of Moraxella nonliquefaciens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 17: 127-135, 1967.

Bovre K. Proposal to divide the genus Moraxella Lwoff 1939 emend. Henriksen and Bovre 1968 into two subgenera, subgenus Moraxella (Lwoff 1939) Bovre 1979 and subgenus Branhamella (Catlin 1970) Bovre 1979. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 403-406, 1979.

Vandamme P, et al. Moraxella lincolnii sp. nov., isolated from the human respiratory tract, and reevaluation of the taxonomic position of Moraxella osloensis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 474-481, 1993. PubMed: 8347507

Bovre K. Studies on transformation in Moraxella. and organisms assumed to be related to Moraxella 6. A distinct group of Moraxella nonliquefaciens-like organisms (the "19116/51" group). Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand. 65: 641-652, 1965. PubMed: 5177528

Baumstark BR, et al. Use of short synthetic DNA duplexes as substrates for the restriction endonucleases HpaII and MnoI. J. Biol. Chem. 254: 8943-8950, 1979. PubMed: 479170

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

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