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Mycoplasma phocidae Ruhnke and Madoff (ATCC® 33657)

Strain Designations: Seal 105 [105]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Seal 105 [105]
Harbor seal trachea, Phoca vitulina, Massachusetts.
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 988: Spiroplasma medium SP-4
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor S Madoff
Harbor seal trachea, Phoca vitulina, Massachusetts.

Ruhnke HL, Madoff S. Mycoplasma phocidae sp. nov., isolated from harbor seals (Phoca vitulina L.). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 211-214, 1992. PubMed: 1581181

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF304325 Mycoplasma phocae 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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