Mesoplasma entomophilum (Tully et al.) Tully et al. (ATCC® 43706)

Strain Designations: TAC  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acholeplasma entomophilum Tully et al.
Strain Designations TAC
Application
Characterization
Isolation
Gut of horse fly, Tabanus catenatus, Maryland
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 988: Spiroplasma medium SP-4
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor JG Tully
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JG Tully<<--T.B. Clark
Isolation
Gut of horse fly, Tabanus catenatus, Maryland
References

Clark TB, et al. Acholephasmas and similar nonsterol-requiring mollicutes from insects: missing link in microbial ecology. Curr. Microbiol. 13: 11-16, 1986.

Tully JG, et al. Acholeplasma entomophilum sp. nov. from gut contents of a wide range of host insects. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 164-167, 1988.

Tully JG, et al. Revised taxonomy of the class Mollicutes: proposed elevation of a monophpyletic cluster of arthropod-associated mollicutes to ordinal rank (Entomoplasmatales ord. nov.), with provision for familial rank to separate species with nonhelical morphology (Entomoplasmataceae fam. nov.) from helical species (Spiroplasmataceae), and emended descriptions of the order Mycoplasmatales, family Mycoplasmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 378-385, 1993.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23931 A.entomophilum, 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF305693 Mesoplasma entomophilum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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