Entomoplasma lucivorax (Williamson et al.) Tully et al. (ATCC® 49196)

Strain Designations: PIPN-2  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma lucivorax Williamson et al.
Strain Designations PIPN-2
Isolation
Insect
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 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor JG Tully
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JG Tully<<--T.B. Clark
Isolation
Insect
References

Williamson DL, et al. Mycoplasma somnilux sp. nov., Mycoplasma luminosum sp. nov., and Mycoplasma lucivorax sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from firefly beetles (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 160-164, 1990. PubMed: 2223610

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

firefly gut, Photinus pyralis

type strain

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