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Enterococcus faecalis (Andrewes and Horder) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 47077)

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Strain Designations: OG1RF  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations OG1RF
transformation host
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 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

Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF chromosome, complete genome

Type Strain no
Prototrophic for purines, pyrimidines, Ala, Asn, Asp, Gln, Lys, Phe, Pro, and Tyr; auxotrophic for His, Ile, Met, and Trp. Growth is poor without Arg, Glu, Gly, Leu, and Val.
Host strain with well-defined restriction maps for SfiI, NotI, and AscI.
Phenotype verified: rifR.

Derived from E. faecalis OG1 by selection for resistance to rifampin and fusidic acid.

Component of MSA-1000, MSA-1001, MSA-1002, MSA-1003, MSA-2002, MSA-2003, MSA-3001, and MSA-3002.

Medium ATCC® Medium 2836: BHI Agar/Broth w/ 100 mcg/ml Rifampicin
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor BE Murray

Murray BF, et al. Generation of restriction map of Enterococcus faecalis OG1 and investigation of growth requirements and regions encoding biosynthetic function. J. Bacteriol. 175: 5216-5223, 1993. PubMed: 8349561

Gold OG, et al. The prevalence of enterococci in the human mouth and their pathogenicity in animal models. Arch. Oral Biol. 20: 473-477, 1975. PubMed: 807189

Dunny GM, et al. Induced cell aggregation and mating in Streptococcus faecalis: evidence for a bacterial sex pheromone. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 75: 3479-3483, 1978. PubMed: 98769

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : NC_017316.1 Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF chromosome, complete genome

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019