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Moraxella catarrhalis (Frosch and Kolle) Bovre (ATCC® 25238)

Strain Designations: Ne 11 [CCUG 353, LMG 11192, NCTC 11020]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Branhamella catarrhalis (Frosch and Kolle) Catlin
Strain Designations Ne 11 [CCUG 353, LMG 11192, NCTC 11020]
Quality control strain for BBL products. Formally quality control strain for bioMerieux Vitek products
Biosafety Level 1

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® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor BW Catlin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- BW Catlin <-- Univ. Rochester

Baumann P, et al. Study of the Moraxella group. I. Genus Moraxella and the Neisseria catarrhalis group. J. Bacteriol. 95: 58-73, 1968. PubMed: 4866103

. . J. Gen. Microbiol. 37: 341-352, 1964.

Catlin BW. Transfer of the organism named Neisseria catarrhalis to Branhamella gen. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 20: 155-159, 1970.

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.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ247218 Moraxella catarrhalis 16S rRNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10876 Moraxella catarrhalis ATCC 25238 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ228758 Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis 23S rRNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF005185 Moraxella catarrhalis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF248584 Moraxella catarrhalis UDP-glucose dehydrogenase gene, partial cds; and UDP-glucose 4-epimerase (galE) and L-glutamine:D-fructose-6-phosphate aminotransferase (glmS) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U73324 Moraxella catarrhalis glycyl-tRNA synthetase beta subunit (GlyRS) and NAD repressor/NMN transporter NadRp (NadR) genes, partial cds, and glycyl-tRNA synthetase alpha subunit (GlyRS) gene, complete cds.

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