Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf) Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 25618)

Strain Designations: H37Rv  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Strain Designations H37Rv
Bacteriophage host
Produces polysaccharides
Produces a polysaccharide immunotherapeutic agent
Emerging infectious disease research
Respiratory research
Derived from E.R. Baldwin's human-lung isolate H37 by W. Steenken New York, United States, 1934
Biosafety Level 3

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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv complete genome

Type Strain no
Exhibits class A beta-lactamase activity
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor AG Karlson, Trudeau Mycobacterial Culture Collection - TMC
Derived from E.R. Baldwin's human-lung isolate H37 by W. Steenken New York, United States, 1934
Year of Origin 1934

Maruyama C. Immunotherapeutic agent for tumors comprising lipopolysaccharide as an active component. US Patent 4,394,502 dated Jul 19 1983

. . J. Exp. Med. 60: 515-540, 1934.

Runyon EH, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis and M. microti species descriptions. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., I Abt., Orig. 204: 405-413, 1967.

Klemens SP, et al. Therapy of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: lessons from studies with mice. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 37: 2344-2347, 1993. PubMed: 8285617

Newton GL, et al. Distribution of thiols in microorganisms: mycothiol is a major thiol in most actinomycetes. J. Bacteriol. 178: 1990-1995, 1996. PubMed: 8606174

Li Z, et al. Rapid detection of Mycobacterium avium in stool samples from AIDS patients by immunomagnetic PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 1903-1907, 1996. PubMed: 8818878

Hackbarth CJ, et al. Cloning and sequence analysis of a class A beta-lactamase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Ra. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 41: 1182-1185, 1997. PubMed: 9145897

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AL123456.3 Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06258 Mycobacterium tuberculosis ATCC 25618 catalase (katG) gene, complete cds.

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