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Moraxella osloensis (Bovre and Henriksen) Bovre (ATCC® 19976)

Strain Designations: A1920 [CCUG 350, LMG 5131]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Moraxella osloensis Bovre and Henriksen
Strain Designations A1920 [CCUG 350, LMG 5131]
Produces restriction endonuclease MosI
Cerebrospinal fluid
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
Produces restriction endonuclease MosI
Name of Depositor SD Henriksen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- SD Henriksen <-- E King
Cerebrospinal fluid

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.

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

Gelinas RE, et al. Two sequence-specific endonucleases from Moraxella bovis. J. Mol. Biol. 114: 169-179, 1977. PubMed: 909085

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

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

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ247232 Moraxella osloensis 16S rRNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF124646 Moraxella osloensis strain LMG 5131 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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