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Mycoplasma neurolyticum (ATCC® 19988)

Strain Designations: Sabin Type A [CIP 103926, IFO 14799, type A]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma neurolyticum (Sabin) Freundt
Strain Designations Sabin Type A [CIP 103926, IFO 14799, type A]
Mouse brain
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RG Wittler<<--J. Tully <<--- A. Sabin type A
Mouse brain

Edward DG, Freundt EA. Type strains of species of the order Mycoplasmatales, including designation of neotypes for Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides, Mycoplasma agalactiae subsp. agalactiae, and Mycoplasma arthritidis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 55-61, 1973.

Sabin AB. The filtrable microorganisms of the pleuropneumonia group. Bacteriol. Rev. 5: 1-68, 1941.

Tully JG. Production and biological characteristics of an extracellular neurotoxin from Mycoplasma neurolyticum. J. Bacteriol. 88: 381-388, 1964. PubMed: 14203354

Tully JG, Ruchman I. Recovery, identification, and neurotoxicity of Sabin's type A and C mouse mycoplasma (PPLO) from lyophilized cultures. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 115: 554-558, 1964. PubMed: 14121663

Tully JG. Biochemical, morphological and serological characterization of mycoplasma of murine origin. J. Infect. Dis. 115: 171-185, 1965. PubMed: 14308364

Sabin AB. Isolation of a filterable, transmissible agent with "neurolytic" properties from toxoplasma infected tissues. Science 88: 189-191, 1938.

. The Mycoplasmatales and the L-phase of bacteria. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts; 1969.

Sabin AB. identification of the filterable transmissible neurolytic agent ixolated from toxoplasma-infected tissue as a new pleuropneumonia-like microbea. Science 88: 575-576, 1938.

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

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23944 M.neurolyticum 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit.

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